Nik Prowse Editorial Services

Advanced Professional Member
Location Nik Prowse, 79 Canterbury Road, DURHAM DH1 5QY
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Telephone 0191 384 4276
Twitter @nikprowse


Copy-editing, development editing, editing non-native English, journal management, on-screen editing, project management, proofreading, transcription (audio)


Books, encyclopedias, online materials, educational materials, journals, major reference works, multi-author books

Qualifications and awards

BSc Biological Sciences, PhD Evolutionary Biology


Freelance since 2004; staff editor, 1999–2004, and editorial assistant, 1997–99, Portland Press


Elsevier, Cambridge University Press, CIEEM, Wiley, Kognity, Harper Collins, Pearson Education, Oxford University Press, Valid Insight/Emedits Global, Elektra Media, Journal of Experimental Botany, Royal Pharmaceutical Society


Biology (botany, general, evolutionary, human, molecular/cell, zoology), biotechnology, climate change, cycling (campaigning, expedition, general, touring), dentistry, ecology, genetics (general, molecular, recombinant DNA), geography, international science education (Cambridge International, International Baccalaureate, primary), life sciences, medicine (academic/research, biomaterials, National Health Service), medical specialisms (endocrinology), music (popular, rock, heavy metal - all genres), pharmaceutical practice, primary school science, psychology (clinical, general), secondary school science (GCSE, A level), sciences (philosophy of science)


"Thank you so very much for all of your genuine interest in us as editors and in the quality of this project, for your attention to detail and your calm, problem-solving approach. You have been exceptionally good to work with and I am most grateful to you."

Professor John Whitworth, editor of Textbook of Endodontology, 3rd edition, Wiley, 2018

"The good news is we were fortunate enough to have Nik Prowse throughout this process."

Eugene R. Schiff, MD, editor of Schiff's Diseases of the Liver, 12th edition, Wiley, 2017

"I lucked out getting someone like you to fine-tune this book."

Mark W. Leitman, MD, author of Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis, 9th edition, Wiley Blackwell, 2016