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ABOUT ME


My credentials

My name is Peter Traynor. I work as a researcher at the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit at Manchester Metropolitan University. In 2019 I graduated with distinction with a Diploma in Proofreading and Editing from the College of Media and Journalism. In 2016 I completed a PhD in Criminal Justice Studies from the School of Law at the University of Leeds, one of  the top law schools in the country.


I started proofreading in 2013 and have proofread entire PhDs; chapters of PhDs and Master's dissertations; books, including a publication for the European Parliament; reports,  and academic articles for leading journals. This has been for students whose first language is English, and for students whose first language is not English. I have also published in academic journals, textbooks and recently self-published a short novel on Amazon. I have worked with students in a wide range of disciplines, from  law and social sciences to biological sciences, engineering and environmental studies.


   

My career

I have worked in academia for thirteen years, and as a researcher for over fifteen years, during which time I have:

  1. Won the prestigious Economic and Social Research Council funding for my PhD.
  2. Delivered over 200 hours of teaching to under-graduates, Masters and PhD students.
  3. Delivered writing and developmental workshops to post-graduate students.
  4. Published and co-authored articles and book chapters, including repeat chapters in Criminology published by Oxford University Press, the British Journal of Criminology, and the Conversation


I remain active and engaged with the academic community and continue to write and deliver papers. I recently started a blog, which you can read here.

How I work

The services I offer are within the  and specific department or faculty. Institutional approaches to thesis proofreading are especially variable, and I will work within the guidelines of your institution.


I am not responsible for detecting plagiarism. I can advise on referencing, but do not have access to university facilities for checking for in-text plagiarism.


I guarantee complete discretion and confidentiality with regards to any work I do. I have a safe storage certificate from the UK Data Service, and provide, on request, safe, secure and free storage for any document I work on for up to six months.


Please feel free to explore my website, and to contact me if you have any questions.


NEWS & EVENTS


Was delighted to be guest speaker at the Vietnamese National Police Academy in Hanoi. 

December 26th, 2018

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