Main issue features
- From the editor
- Area groups
- President’s view
- Online groups
- ISTC Membership news
- ISTC Mentoring news
- Event news
- Award news
- Prioritising your workload
Prioritise your tasks by climbing ladders and avoiding snakes at work!
- Top 10 proofreading tips
Helping you correct and improve your work when proofreading
- Female practitioners: a qualitative study
Emily January Petersen
Sharing dissertation research into the misunderstandings around women in technical communication
- Creating compliant manuals for the US
Explaining how to create compliant manuals and avoid legal pitfalls when selling your product on the US market
- How to write a winning proposal
Presenting a sales pitch in writing is a challenge. This article provides some hints and tips to get you started.
- Innovating techcomm education
Siobhán Ní Chatháin
Collaborating with industry and academic stakeholders to tell the story of developing a new third-level programme
- Implementing Swagger with API docs
Creating interactive documentation for your REST API
- Procedures and functions
Saving the repetition of VBA code
- Your ISTC directory
- Ethical dilemmas
- MadCap tips
- Book review
- A day in the life
Special Supplement: Science Communication
- Bringing Science to life
Julian Highfield, Butlin’s Minehead
STEM weekends are now offered at Butlin’s to inspire families to get involved with science.
- Inspirational scientific communication
Alison Peck, ISTC President
Looking at the ‘S’ of ISTC, to find out what technical communicators can learn a lot from our scientific counterparts.
- Engaging the public
Tim Clabon, Senior Production Technologist.
Exploring the various methods used to engage the public in science and environmental issues.
- Questions and answers with a science illustrator
Tony De Saulles, freelance designer, writer and illustrator
The illustrator of the Horrible Science series, explains his background and how he illustrates scientific subjects.
- Science is ageless
Tom Briggs, Bletchley Park
How do you solve problems in a family group? Together? Does the junior school child take charge or does the adult?
- What does Outreach mean to the Science Museum?
Kenny Webster, Science Museum
Looking at who visits the Museum and how the Museum visits schools, national and international events, bringing science to the people.
- Dissections in At-Bristol Science Centre
Alice Barber, At-Bristol
Sharing a case study describing how science information is presented to varied audiences about facilitating conversations around human biology.
- Sentiments, surnames and so long EU
Julian Stander, University of Plymouth; Luciana Dalla Valle, University of Plymouth; and Mario Cortina Borja, University College London
Communicating topical statistics.