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Kristin Berg

Edmonton, AB
Canada

Profile

As a trained dancer with a degree in mechanical engineering, I am hardwired to pay close attention to details. My Master of Arts degree in Professional Communication has prepared me to contribute effectively at a strategic level, while developing my skills in research, analysis, writing, editing, and project management. 

In my current role as a Technical Writer at the University of Alberta, I provide writing support to graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in Civil and Environmental Engineering. My key duties include editing journal manuscripts and dissertations for publication, and contributing to grant applications, presentations, and formal reports on the research activites of the group.

Editorial Skills

  • Bilingual editing
  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Copy editing
  • Editing translations
  • Layout and design
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Web adaptation

Media/Genres

  • Abstracts
  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Briefs, précis, and executive summaries
  • Educational materials, general
  • Grant applications and fundraising
  • Magazines
  • Reports, annual
  • Reports, other
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Websites

Subjects

  • Architecture
  • Canada
  • Communications
  • Construction and real estate
  • Energy, mines and natural resources
  • Engineering
  • Industry and manufacturing
  • Industry and technology, general
  • Mathematics and statistics
  • Sciences, general
  • Transportation