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At Talk Science to Me, our strength comes from the fantastic network of associates whose expertise we draw on to meet our clients’ needs. We’re always adding to that network, but now we’re happy to announce that we’ve just hired our first full-time employee, associate editor Roma Ilnyckyj. Roma will spend the majority of her time copy-editing and proofreading documents for our clients, and we’re excited to have her also help with business development, marketing and communications. Roma IlnyckyjRoma has a bachelor’s degree in English and Chinese and a master’s in language education, and has taken several courses in Douglas College’s professional writing program. Roma is actively involved in the local editing community: she’s pursuing a certificate in editing at SFU and was just elected to sit on the executive of the BC branch of the Editors’ Association of Canada as chair of the programs committee.

One of the best parts of what we do here at Talk Science to Me is explaining complicated stuff, translating the nuts and bolts of a complex concept into something that’s readable, informative and not intimidating. We take pride in presenting our clients with text...

One of the great things about the way Talk Science to Me does business is that we use the best people we can find, no matter where we find them. While most of our associates live in Vancouver, we've gone as far as the Yukon and Minnesota to find talent that meets our clients' needs. The downside, though, is that some of us rarely see each other face-to-face. So this week was an exciting milestone for our editorial team, when we gathered in Ottawa to meet with our newest client, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. It was, in fact, the first time we've all been together in the same room. So of course we had to take a picture to celebrate the occasion:

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I recently received a letter from the Editors Association of Canada informing me that I’ve passed the last of my exams and successfully earned the right to put the letters CPE after my name: I’m a certified professional editor. The copy itself was very clean,...