K-CONNEX Support Portal is a special site for supporting researchers who belong to the Keihanshin Consortium for Fostering the Next Generation of Global Leaders in Research (K-CONNEX).

Career Development Programs

Support for English proofreading and reviewing expenses

Summary

This support program covers part of or all the expenses for English proofreading and/or reviewing. At this time moment, only proofreaders and reviewers in Japan are considered. Please contact us for using a proofreader or reviewer in another country.
Users of this program will be asked to answer a short questionnaire for evaluating the proofreader (reviewer). The results will be used to construct a database on the quality of proofreaders and reviewers, which will be made available to researchers.


Basic information

Application period At all times (all year round)
Available to Researchers who are participating in the Keihanshin Consortium for Fostering the Next Generation of Global Leaders in Research (K-CONNEX) or researchers approved by K-CONNEX Office
Amount covered Maximum of about 300 thousand JPY per English proofreading or reviewing (Consult us in advance if the expenses are to exceed the amount).
Target paper Peer-reviewed original paper in English (including Letters)
*1 A revised version of such a paper and responses to judges are also included.
*2 Contact us for English proofreading or reviewing of other kinds of papers, etc.

This is a separate program from “Migaki”, the support program for writing English papers provided by Kyoto University Research Administration Office.

Flow of support

  1. Request a proofreader (or reviewer) to conduct English proofreading or reviewing.
  2. After receiving the proofread paper, send the invoice to the Office via post or e-mail. Also send the proofread paper (in a form that the revised parts are visible) to the Office
  3. Users of this program are asked to answer a questionnaire on their satisfaction with the proofreading service. The results will be used to construct a database, which will be made available to researchers.
  4. When payment to the proofreader is completed, the Office will notify the researcher.

Contact information and invoice destination

K-CONNEX Office
Persons in charge of the support program for English proofreading and reviewing expenses (Kawashima, Shintani)

Nihon Italia Kaikan 203, Yoshida Ushinomiya-cho 4, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8302

Send an e-mail to a person in charge


Examples of English proofreaders and reviewers in Japan

This is a mere list of available proofreaders and does not constitute a recommendation.