Editor: Adj. Prof. Maurice Nevile

Email: maurice.nevile@gmail.com
Website: http://mauricenevileeditor.com.au/

My career has been balanced across academic editing and academic research (social sciences). So, I bring to editing my own substantial experience of both researching and publishing at the highest levels in my field and applying successfully for research funding. I have held university positions in Australia, Denmark, and Finland. I am currently an Adjunct Professor in research and writing at the University of Canberra, in the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research, and I hold a PhD (2002) from the ANU.


Copyediting, proofreading, substantive editing, and advice on manuscripts.

Subject matter experience

Academic, especially social sciences and humanities (inc. public policy, law) though I have edited across all fields.

Genre and platform

Large texts (e.g. theses, books, edited collections, reports), research papers, funding applications (e.g. grants, fellowships, awards).

Specific projects

I have read and advised on over 2000 texts, including for roles at the ANU in staff development (3 years) and student support (6 years). As a researcher also, I am the author/editor of around 90 academic publications, including eight books and substantial texts (Google Scholar: 2600+ citations, h-index 25), and I have received around $1.8m in competitive and other research funding (inc. four nationally competitive grants). My editing projects over the last three years include:

  • PhD theses (e.g. cultural studies, economics, history, policy, politics)
  • research papers for journals (e.g. economic/medical policy)
  • a research report (28,000 words)
  • a policy brief (50 pages)
  • brochures for a research centre
  • consultant editor for the Global Commission on the Economics of Water (ANU, OECD, Netherlands Government) (collection of papers, total 135,000 words)
  • a funding application to the Australian Research Council
  • a funding application for the Swedish Research Council
  • advised on and edited funding applications for a charity
  • advised on published materials for collection as a book compiled, edited, and proofread a book manuscript (85,000 words) (published 2021)


Adjunct Professor (Docent, Finland, 2012), PhD (Linguistics, ANU, 2002), MA (Applied Linguistics, Macquarie, 1990), BA Honours (Linguistics, Macquarie, 1989)