User:Tony1

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I'm a professional editor and research consultant. My doctoral dissertation was on the music-reading process, including the roles of working memory and eye movement. I work with researchers and academics in their preparation of grant applications for competitive research funding. Most of my clients are staff at Australian universities who are applying for funding from the Australian Research Council and the National Health and Medical Research Council. This typically involves the negotiation of text in the areas of engineering, chemistry, physics, biology and information technology, although some of my work brings me into contact with a much broader spectrum of research.

My first career was in the European art music of the 18th and 19th centuries, specialising in the compositional techniques that underlie style—how acoustics, culture and psychology intersect in harmony and voice leading—and the psychological and musculoskeletal patterns that support excellent performance, particularly on the keyboard. That career crashed and burned 11 years ago, but music is still a big part of my private identity.

From a Meta perspective, I'm afraid the last time I studied a foreign language was at high school 40 years ago. I can limp along with google translate.

My page on the English Wikipedia has more details.