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Research Publication Services

English editing from PhD Experts

We offer a range of English language editing services to help maximise your chances of acceptance and publication, provided by editors with PhDs in your discipline.

Editing Packages

Essential Editing

This package provides comprehensive academic editing by our expert PhD editors, including proofreading and a thorough check of grammar, punctuation and spelling, with the option of a 60% reduced fee for re-editing within a year.

Turnaround time:
2 days for up to 6,000 words
3-6 days for longer manuscripts

Advanced Editing

This is our best value academic editing package for authors most likely to need re-editing and direct communication with the reviewer. It includes multiple-round editing and re-submission support for 1 year.

Turnaround time:
2 days for up to 6,000 words
3-6 days for longer manuscripts

Premium Editing

This market-leading academic editing package includes comprehensive editing with a pre-submission scientific review from our experts. It is ideal for authors requiring an additional peer assessment ahead of submission, and also includes a comprehensive plagiarism check.

Turnaround time:
10 days as standard

Translation and Editing


Our high-quality, professional translation service offers translation into English from seven languages. It also includes a quality control check for a wide range of content types and all subjects.

Translation + Editing

This combines our translation service with editing your content to suit the style of your chosen journal. It also includes a quality control check before returning your assignment.

Grant Proposal Editing

Our Essential and Advanced Grant Proposal Editing Service includes a comprehensive editing service following your funding body guidelines. Select from a 10% or 25% word reduction.

Note: Guidelines must be provided in English.

Publication Support

Plagiarism Check

Our iThenticate plagiarism checking service aims to identify both plagiarism and self-plagiarism. The service is accompanied by a full report with recommendations.

Scientific Review

Our scientific review service involves analysing your scientific content using our scientific review form to increase the likelihood of peer review evaluation.

Note: Does not include editing of your article.

Statistical Review

Our automated Statistical Reviewer tool scans your article and then runs thousands of algorithms to check for statistical accuracy, style and numerical errors.

Note: Only for medical and life sciences articles.

Submission Support

Journal Selection

Our expert PhD editors choose up to five journals that are most suitable for your specialised subject area, with the aim of increasing the likelihood of your publication.

Cover Letter Editing

Our cover letter service includes editing your cover letter to ensure that the key elements in your submission are conveyed clearly, in order to fully support your submission.

Reference Formatting

Our reference formatting service ensures that the structure and style of your references adhere to your target journal style or to the industry standards that are appropriate to your specialised subject area.

Figure Creation

Our figure creation service produces diagrams from the hand-drawn sketches or concepts you provide. We can also produce graphs from data tables that you submit.

Figure Formatting and Editing

Our figure formatting and editing service ensures that the text, graphs, tables and diagrams you submit are proofread and correctly formatted.

Research Communication

Abstract Writing

One of our qualified experts will read your article and write an appropriate abstract, summarising essential facts and keywords from your article.

Abstract Editing

Our abstract editing service includes reviewing the word count and editing your abstract in order to meet the requirements of your chosen journal.

Video Abstract

A video abstract is a short 2-3 minute video with voice-over that delivers the core message of your research output. It may be used both during submission and after publication to increase interest in your article.


An infographic or graphical abstract is a powerful tool for increasing the engagement and potential impact of your research. Through our Essential or Premium infographic service you can greatly improve the visibility of your research.

Choose a Research Publication Service

Select any of our packages to begin your journey to publication with Charlesworth Author Services. Our translation, academic editing and communication services are highly recommended to help maximise your paper's publication success.

Further Assistance

If you need any service or support not listed on this website, let us know and we will endeavour to provide a quote and support your publication.

Contact us here.