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Our editors are both experienced academics and professional editors, which is what allows us to produce work of the very highest standard in the extremely specialised field of academic editing.

Deborah Kane, Quality Assurance Manager & Technical Editor at Capstone Editing

Deborah Kane

Quality Assurance Manager & Technical Editor

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Editing and Communications), University of Melbourne   
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary), Massey University
  • Bachelor of Arts (English Literature and Religious Studies), Victoria University

Deborah Kane is a technical and academic editor with a background in the social sciences, humanities and the arts. Her research areas have included politics, culture, media and education. Ms Kane has worked as a freelance technical and academic editor for the past eight years, with clients including research scientists, educational publishers and universities.

Ms Kane has an exceptional talent for presenting technical language and concepts in a clear and informative manner. As a writer and editor at Lateral Magazine, Ms Kane worked with academics using plain English principles to create a wide range of science-based content that was accessible to a diverse readership. As an English language teacher, Ms Kane used her extensive language and communication skills to structure course content effectively, as well as to give pertinent feedback to improve her students’ writing. This experience in particular is what makes Ms Kane one of Capstone Editing’s top ESL editors. She is devoted to assisting postgraduate students and academics to communicate their research in clear and concise academic English. Ms Kane thoroughly enjoys working with writers and students to improve their technical writing skills and ensure that their ideas are expressed clearly and confidently.