Joy Window’s résumé
I have worked as an editor and proofreader for 32 years. Twelve of those were spent in-house in Sydney at CCH Australia, as a copyeditor of many legal publications, an editorial trainer and a team leader. I was promoted to editorial coordinator of the CCH Laboratory Safety Manual and managing editor of the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Journal of Occupational Health and Safety—Australia and New Zealand.
Since leaving CCH I’ve spent 20 years running my own business as a freelance editor and proofreader.
Subjects I edit and proofread
Science (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, natural history, zoology, botany, the environment), computers and IT, medicine, law, business, any non-fiction topic
I have a science degree and a graduate diploma in publishing and editing.
- Graduate Diploma in Editing and Publishing, Macquarie University (1995)
- BSc (Hons, Zoology), University of Adelaide (1974)
- Subjects studied: zoology, botany, biology, mathematics, physics, chemistry
- Research project: healing cell damage using drugs
- Publication: Casley-Smith, J. R. and Window, J. Qualitative morphological correlations of alterations in capillary permeability, following histamine and moderate burning, on the mouse diaphragm, and the effects of benzopyrones. Microvascular Research 1976, 11: 279–305
- Six TAFE units in Bush Regeneration, Wollongbar, NSW (2001)
March 2016 – Tasmania, Australia
Field data collection for scientific research on the impacts of loss of Tasmanian devil populations due to devil facial tumour disease. Facilitated by Curious Traveller, http://www.curioustraveller.com.au
Freelance experience, July 1996–present
For a full list of titles (categorised into subjects), click on the sidebars on the right. My clients have included:
- Cambridge University Press
- Oxford University Press
- Elsevier Australia
- Pearson Education Australia
- McGraw-Hill Australia
- Excerpta Medica
- Nelson Australia (Cengage Learning)
- Southern Cross University
- New Holland Publishers
- Allen & Unwin
- John Wiley and Sons
- Scholastic Australia
- Horwitz Martin
- Open Training and Education Network
- Practice Innovators Australia
- Securities Institute Education
- CCH Australia
- College of Law
- New Hobson’s Press
- Custom Publishing
- WIRES (Wildlife Information and Rescue Service)
- McClendon and Associates.
How to contact me
Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.