Working languages:
German to English
English to German
Afrikaans to English

Translation of natural sciences

Local time: 23:05 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: German (Variant: Germany) Native in German, English (Variant: British) Native in English
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Specializes in:
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Electronics / Elect EngMechanics / Mech Engineering
PhysicsBiology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)Patents
Engineering (general)Automotive / Cars & Trucks

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1671, Questions answered: 741, Questions asked: 15
Translation education Other - in-house further training
Experience Years of translation experience: 7. Registered at Sep 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word
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I was raised in a German-speaking home in southern Africa where I attended both German- and English-medium schools. Thus, I consider myself a native speaker of both English and German.
I studied at the University of Cape Town, obtaining my MSc degree in chemistry. Since 1995, I worked as a research chemist for 5 chemical/pharmaceutical companies in South Africa, the United Kingdom and Germany. Appart from R&D projects, my duties also involved the translation of patents, SOPs, safety data sheets, study protocols and adverse drug reaction reports.
Four years ago I decided to reduce my working hours and took on translation work on a part-time basis. Depending on the project, I am also able to translate full-time in consultation with my employer.
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: 1719
PRO-level pts: 1671

Top languages (PRO)
German to English959
English to German624
Dutch to English59
Dutch to German25
Afrikaans to English4
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng420
Medical: Pharmaceuticals157
Medical (general)134
Electronics / Elect Eng59
Mechanics / Mech Engineering48
Engineering (general)47
Medical: Instruments46
Pts in 67 more flds >

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Keywords: german, english, deutsch, englisch, biology, biologie, chemistry, chemie, clinical trial, klinische studie electronics, elektronik, patents, patent, engineering, technik, plastics, kunststoff, pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutics, pharmazeutik, genetics, genetik, machinery, machine, medicinal, medizinisch, medical, medizin, scientific, SOP

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Sep 22, 2017

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