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Writing Your Manuscript: Writing Services

Research Writing

When writing your manuscript you may want guidance on organizing or the contents or a second pair of eyes to help with proofreading and structural editing.

Here, you will find helpful writing services you can access at institutions you may be affiliated with and texts with advice for research and academic writing.

Writing Services

The mission of Science Editor is to provide editors and staff with the knowledge, skills, and concepts they need to run the best version of their journal or other publication in pursuit of improving the scientific literature.

Manuscript Services provided in these categories: Manuscript Editing, Proofreading, Composition and printing, Electronic publishing, or Other Services.

Manuscript Services page:

Ontario Tech University: online writing help website: nool. The website offers a variety of video tutorials, tip sheets, interactive tools and resources in foundational math, academic writing and study strategies to help students and researchers through each step of the writing process.

Whether you are writing a capstone or thesis project in fourth year engineering, a reflective paper in first year health sciences, a lab report in second year science or a research paper in social science, each of these assignments require that you write well.

Nool online services include:

The Ryerson Writing Centre --free for students and faculty--include many services that may be of use to researchers. The Writing centre offers support for graduate students in areas such as dissertation coaching & retreats, workshops, writing groups, and graduate write-a-thons.  Those seeking their services are encouraged to sign up for the  Graduate Research Institute (linked below).


The Science Editorium offers editing help to scientists publishing research papers in peer-reviewed journals.  TSE core service is: manuscript health check:

Manuscript Acceptance Concierge

The manuscript acceptance concierge service is an all-inclusive service supporting researchers until their manuscript is accepted and published. 

Scientific Paper Editing

Our scientific editing service is provided by native English speakers with experience in a range of subject areas. We will ensure that the English writing in your manuscript is grammatically correct and has the intended meaning.


Writing centres at the University of Toronto provide individual consultations with trained writing instructors, along with group teaching in workshops and courses. There’s no charge for U of T affiliated students and faculty. All the undergraduate colleges have writing centres for their students, and so do most professional faculties and the School of Graduate Studies.

The writing Centre is free for students of York University. Though it focuses on help for all faculty disciplines, its tutors and mentors do not yet have a focus on medical writing. The University has recently created a pilot program for graduate students that include mentorship and one-on-one advising that usually lasts 50-minutes per session.

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