Academic Editorial Services (Tina Thornton AE)

Tina established Academic Editorial Services in 1999 and has wide-ranging experience editing articles for publication, reviewing and proofreading manuscripts and theses, conducting and compiling research, summarising projects and preparing learning resources. With a comprehensive background in editing formal writing projects throughout her career as an academic, Tina can offer a discerning eye for details, sound understanding of the intricacies of English expression, and extensive familiarity with writing to meet publication or assessment requirements.

Contact details

PO Box 141 Victor Harbor SA 5211
08 855 25567
0408 894 690


Editing academic journals and books for individuals and publishers, Masters and PhD theses, annual reports, multi-author works, conference papers, research projects, grant applications, learning resources, self-published authors (non-fiction). Projects have involved a worldwide client base accessed via her website and covered a diverse range of topics (details on website)


Accredited Editor (Institute of Professional Editors Ltd); Postgraduate Certificate in Editing; Master of Education (Curriculum Evaluation); Bachelor of Nursing; Diploma of Teaching (Nurse Education); Diploma of Applied Science (Nursing)

Special skills

Abstracting, Academic editing, Design for effective communication, Desktop publishing, Electronic publishing, On-screen editing, Periodical publications, Project management, Questionnaire design, Report writing, Research, Teaching editing and writing skills, Technical writing, Word processing, Writing and rewriting

Areas of expertise

Biography, Business, Education and training, Environment, Equity issues, Ethics, Government and administration, Health, Law, Literature, Medical sciences, Philosophy, Political science, Psychology, Social sciences Technical publications, Women’s studies

Computer software capability

Excel; Microsoft Word 2007

Join us

The Society of Editors (SA) is a branch of IPEd and works actively to support and promote editors and the editing profession, both in South Australia and nationally. As a member of IPEd, you will have access to a variety of benefits.



The 8th IPEd National Editors Conference, Advancing Our Profession, will be held in Brisbane from 13 to 15 September 2017.

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