Working languages:
German to English

Lynda Hepburn
Environment and science translations

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Local time: 20:59 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English 
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Environment & EcologyScience (general)
Energy / Power GenerationBotany
ZoologyEngineering (general)
MusicMechanics / Mech Engineering
Construction / Civil EngineeringGeology

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 362, Questions answered: 177, Questions asked: 12
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Check, PayPal
Translation education Master's degree - Heriot-Watt University
Experience Years of translation experience: 12. Registered at ProZ.com: Nov 2010.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to English (Heriot Watt University)
German to English (Institute of Translation and Interpreting)
Memberships ITI
Software DejaVu, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Free Webinar - Full speed ahead with memoQ
Power Internet Searching [download]
Effective Technical Writing for Translators [download]
Professional practices Lynda Hepburn endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Bio
BSc in Ecological Sciences and 20 years' experience as an ecologist working in the environment and conservation, especially vegetation survey, biodiversity, habitat evaluation.

Freelance translator with 7 years' experience since obtaining my Diploma in German and MSc in Translation and Technology (Heriot-Watt University).

Qualified member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) since 2011.

My translation business focuses on scientific and technical subjects.
For example, over the past year I have translated 278,000 words as follows:

Approx. 103,500 words technical
Approx. 129,500 words environment & biology
Approx. 25,000 words marketing and management materials
Approx. 10,000 words international aid
Approx. 10,000 words music and arts
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 370
PRO-level pts: 362


Language (PRO)
German to English362
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering188
Science80
Marketing34
Bus/Financial16
Other16
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Environment & Ecology40
Construction / Civil Engineering31
Food & Drink29
Engineering (general)28
Botany24
Energy / Power Generation20
Geology16
Pts in 29 more flds >

See all points earned >
Keywords: German translation, environment, ecology, technical, vegetation, plant, ecosystem, botany, zoology, habitat, conservation, biodiversity, landscape, organic agriculture, forestry, sustainability, renewable energy, renewables, music, anthroposophy, Umwelt, Ökologie, Technologie, Vegetation, Pflanze, Ökosystem, Botanik, Zoologie, Biotop, Naturschutz, Artenvielfalt, Landschaft, Biologische Landwirtschaft, Forstwirtschaft, Nachhaltigkeit, Erneuerbare Energien, Musik, Anthroposophie


Profile last updated
Apr 12



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