Code of Conduct and Complaints Procedure

Nordic Editors and Translators (NEaT) Policy on Professional Conduct and Harassment Professional Conduct Professionalism and inclusiveness are cornerstones to the community of Nordic Editors and Translators (NEaT), and shall extend to all virtual and physical interactions across NEaT platforms.  This policy outlines the codes of professional conduct and the policy on harassment governing NEaT members […]

A NEaT holiday party

A NEaT holiday party  3 December at 6 pm PAM Office, Säästöpankinranta 4 C 21, Helsinki On Zoom at 7 pm Since the winter holidays are approaching, NEaT members are all about eating and words. You are invited to a NEaT holiday party to present your creative take on food in our editing slam, participate […]

Annual NEaT Picnic

Saturday, August 20, from noon to 3 pm NEaT’s annual picnic will be held in Sibelius park, Helsinki, on the 20th of August, at noon. Come to the Merikannontie side of the park, and we’ll find a sunny spot facing the bay near the ice cream kiosk. Dogs and family are very welcome!  Bring a […]

Annual Picnic on Seurasaari

One of NEaT’s traditions is to meet for a picnic during the summer, and we will see each other at Seurasaari in the summer of 2020. This is the first event to be held in person after a long spring, and we hope to see you there. We will meet at 2 pm on August […]


REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! See the registration link below. Simpler, more straightforward language is the order of the day in the 21st century, as businesses, public institutions and politicians reach out to larger audiences. Academic journals now require research teams to use plain active-voice sentences and avoid jargon, if they want to see their articles published. […]

Call the Editor: Stat

Call the Editor is a seminar discussion on practical considerations when editing scientific texts with statistics. As an editor and scientist who uses statistics, Alyce Whipp will guides participants through a brief review of statistical editing and some considerations to take into account when editing the Methods and Results sections in particular.  Participants are encouraged […]

NEaT’s annual picnic in Seurasaari

Once again we had a fine time at the NEaT picnic, held this time in Seurasaari. We ate and drank, discussed work-related matters (and much, much more), and threw various objects in a competitive spirit. The weather gods blessed us, and overall this venue seemed to be a wonderful place. Already looking forward to next year!

Retreating is engaging – putting writing first, together

By Kate Sotejeff-Wilson What’s the point of a writing retreat? Luxury for a privileged few – or a strategic move? A well-structured retreat can make your writing happen, on site and long after your return home. I don’t like being told what to do. Perhaps even more than that, I dislike having to tell others […]

Annual Report 2018

Nordic Editors and Translators ry. is an organization of editors, translators and language professionals who work primarily in English in the Nordic countries. NEaT was founded in 2014 by a group of editors and translators to network, share knowledge and promote quality work. We cooperate with peer associations and organizations and provide continuing professional development […]

Annual General Meeting 2019

NEaT’s Annual General Meeting will be on 8 April 2019 at 5 pm at Cafe Roasberg, Mikonkatu 13, Helsinki.  The agenda, as laid out in our constitution, is as follows: The Annual General Meeting of the Association shall consider the following business: Opening of the meeting Election of a chairman, a secretary, two individuals to scrutinize […]