Merl Storr

Professional Member
Location Isle of Wight, UK
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Skills

Editing for writers whose first language is not English, proofreading, copy-editing, on-screen editing, on-screen proofreading, anglicizing, website editing, translating French and Swedish to English

Media

Company literature, theses and dissertations, newsletters, online materials, journal articles, books, multi-author books, magazines, educational materials

All kinds of marketing and PR materials, including press releases, brochures, posters, flyers and briefing documents

All kinds of academic materials in the humanities and social sciences, including research proposals, abstracts, conference presentations and research manuscripts

Qualifications and awards

DPhil Women's Studies (University of York)

BA (Hons) Philosophy (University of Cambridge)

Diploma in Translation (Institute of Linguists)

Certificate of Competent Knowledge in French (University of Cambridge: language to degree level

Certificate in Advanced Swedish (University College London: language to degree level)

Experience

Freelance proofreader, copy editor and FR/SWE to EN translator
February 2016 - present

Deputy Communications Manager, Picturehouse Cinemas Ltd
August 2014 - February 2016

Freelance proofreader, copy editor and FR/SWE to EN translator
September 2008 - August 2014

Lecturer in sociology and anthropology, University of East London
January 1996 – June 2010

Recent clients

London School of Economics, Picturehouse Cinemas, Realise Creative, RedstoneConnect Labs, Trafalgar Releasing, University College London, University of Copenhagen, University of Tampere, UNU-WIDER

Subjects

Anthropology, art history, Buddhism, business intelligence, critical and cultural theory, cultural studies, development economics, feminism, folklore, gender and women's studies, health and social care, humanities, LGBTIQ+ issues, literary studies, literary theory, media marketing, media studies, non-fiction, philosophy, politics, psychoanalysis, psychosocial studies, public relations, queer theory, race and racism, research methodology, sexuality, social history, social research, social sciences, sociology