A NEaT Christmas Party

Saturday, December 5 5 pm RSVP for the meeting point in Helsinki Join us for an online NEaT scavenger hunt! This year we will have an alternative celebration due to the need to stay safe. We will still meet on our traditional Christmas celebration date on December 5. Follow the Zoom link below to join […]

Online presentation on LaTeX, Thursday November 12th, 18.00

“What you mean is what you get” – an introductory primer to the LaTeX document creation system This will be a brief introduction to the plaintext document preparation system, LaTeX: its history, applications, and strengths, and the challenges it presents. NEaT member Kenneth Queck will explain how LaTeX works and why it is popular among […]

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 […]

Annual General Meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting of Nordic Editors and Translators ry (NEaT) will be held on Tuesday 21 April 2020 from 17:00 to 18:30 EEST online using Zoom. To join the meeting on that date and time, you willl need the login and password, which will we will email to all members. If you have not […]

POSTPONED UNTIL THE AUTUMN: NEaTUp Joensuu

Making a Living out of Language: Translating and Editing in the 2020s University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Date to be announced Join members of NEaT, the pan-Nordic association of editors and translators, to learn about and discuss how professionals make a living out of their language skills in the modern business landscape. We will hear […]

Punctuation Points: Thursday 22 October 2020

Parentheses or brackets, dashes or hyphens, colons or semicolons, periods or full stops? Round Table by Nordic Editors and Translators online on Thursday 22 October 2020 at 17:30 EEST (16:30 CEST) Jack (irritably): “… You can never stick to the point in any conversation!”Algy (slowly): “No: it always hurts me.”  Oscar Wilde, The Importance of […]

ENGLISH TODAY VI: PLAINLY SPEAKING

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 […]