English is the default language for scientific publication, and for most academic publication. This presents a challenge for non-native speakers.

After editing hundreds of papers and many dissertations by native speakers of German and Romance languages, I understand how to help writers Read more…


I have collaborated on and edited successful grant applications for donors such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Bank, Gebert Ruef Foundation, Swiss National Science Foundation, and UNITAID.

If you would like assistance preparing a grant for submission, please contact me.


I teach workshops on various aspects of scientific writing. These workshops can stand alone or be combined into a course that meets the needs of your institution and your students. I am also a certified trainer in the Tim Albert method of scientific writing, and can teach either the one-day or three-day course, “How to Write a Scientific Paper… And Get It Published”. Read more…

  • ¹ About Kali Tal Ph.D.

    I am a content editor for medical researchers. I will help you structure your scientific article, advance your arguments, and get your message across to your audience, making it more likely your paper will be accepted by your target journal. My focus is always on the story you are trying to tell about your research. I am sensitive to your individual voice, and will help you to clearly and effectively convey your scientific ideas in English, whether it is your native tongue or not…. Read more