Publications related to MET meetings


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METM16, Tarragona, Spain, 13-15 October 2016
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Laura Bennett, Beaconsfield, UK Report on the conference Bennett, L. Pedants' corner. ITI Bulletin, January-February 2017; 29.
SENSE members Report on the conference Impressions of METM16. eSense 43, October-December 2016; 12.

 

METM15, Coimbra, Portugal, 29-31 October 2015
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Editors: Margaret Cargill and Sally Burgess Book inspired by discussions at METM-PRISEAL 2015 Publishing Research in English as an Additional Language: Practices, Pathways and Potentials.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20851/english-pathways
Oliver Lawrence Report on the conference Lawrence O. METM15: Networking over Natas. "Incisive: Texts with Zest". Blog by Oliver Lawrence.

 

METM14, El Escorial, Spain, 30 October - 1 November 2014
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Francesca Matteoda, Madrid, Spain Report on the conference Matteoda F. An all-round success. ITI Bulletin, January-February 2015; 34-35.

 

METM12, Venice, Italy, 8-10 November 2012
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Kersti Wagstaff, Alton, UK Report on the conference Wagstaff, K. METM12: Eighth Annual Mediterranean Editors and Translators’ Meeting. European Science Editing, February 2013; 39(1):14.
Arabella Festa, Rome, Italy METM12 was the focus of the November issue of BMV Watch, a newsletter associated with an online medical library in Italian and German. Biblioteca Medica Virtuale Newsletter
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Laura Bennett, Beaconsfield, UK Report on the conference Bennett, L. A Venetian adventure. ITI Bulletin, January-February 2013; 32-33.
Ailish M J Maher, Barcelona, Spain Study of style guide criteria for quotations: attribution, scientific integrity and copyright Maher AMJ. Quotations in translation: A case study. Translation & Interpreting; 5(2).

 

METM11, Barcelona, Spain, 20-22 October 2011
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Isabel Hurtado de Mendoza, Vizcaya, Spain Report on the conference Hurtado de Mendoza I. Something for Everyone. ITI Bulletin, January-February 2012; 34-35.

 

METM10, Tarrragona, Spain, 28-30 October 2010
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Marije de Jager, Rovereto, Italy A copy editor's practical advice on how to write original articles, inspired by the METM10 workshop on plagiarism by M de Jager and D Čakalo de Jager M. Striking a blow for originality. A note from the copy editor. Tumori, March 2012; 89(1).
Sarah Griffin-Mason, Portsmouth, UK Report on the conference Griffin-Mason S. METM10 – a jamboree for editors and translators. European Science Editing, February 2011; 37(1):10-11.
Anne Marie Bohan, Dublin, Ireland Report on the conference Bohan AM. Conference report: METM 2010. ITIA Bulletin, December 2010; 4-5.
Marga Burke, Newcastle, UK Report on the conference Burke M. Sharing ideas in Tarragona. ITI Bulletin, January-February 2011; 36-37.
Françoise Salager-Meyer, Mérida, Venezuela; María Angeles Alcaraz Ariza, Alicante, Spain; Maryelis Pabón Berbesí, Mérida, Venezuela The article analyses the acknowledgment paratext of medical research articles written in English and Spanish in three geographical contexts: Venezuela, Spain, and the US. Salager-Meyer F, Alcaraz Ariza MA, Pabón Berbesí M. Backstage solidarity in Spanish- and English-written medical research papers: publication context and the acknowledgment paratext. Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology. February 2009; 60(2):307-317. doi: 10.1002/asi.v60:2.

 

METM09, Barcelona, Spain, 30-31 October 2009
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Mary Ellen Kerans, Barcelona, Spain and Marije de Jager, Rovereto, Italy This essay describes the most common types of plagiarism in science publications and shows how manuscript editors can educate authors to steer clear of the practice of copy-and-paste writing. Kerans ME, de Jager M. Handling plagiarism at the manuscript editor's desk. European Science Editing, August 2010; 36(3):62-66.
Kim Eddy, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canaries, Spain Report on the conference Eddy K. The right balance. The Linguist, February/March 2010; 49: 25-26.
Sarah Griffin-Mason, Portsmouth, UK Report on the conference Griffin-Mason S. Meeting up with MET. ITI Bulletin, March-April 2010; 32-33.
Marije de Jager, Rovereto, Italy Report on the conference De Jager M. METM09: Translation, editing, writing: broadening the scope and setting limits. European Science Editing, Feb 2010; 36:15-16.
Iain Patten, Valencia, Spain Report on the conference Patten I. Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting (METM) 2009: Broadening the Scope and Setting Limits. Science Editor, May-June 2010; 33(3):84-86.
Gabi Berghammer, Vienna, Austria Report on the conference Berghammer G. METM—An abbreviation translators should know. The Write Stuff 2010; 19(3):234.

 

METM08, Split, Croatia, 11-13 September 2008
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Sarah Griffin-Mason, Portsmouth, UK Report on the conference Griffin-Mason S. Conferences to Up Your Game. ITI Bulletin, Nov-Dec 2008; 22-23.
Marije de Jager, Rovereto, Italy Report on the conference De Jager M. Communication support across the disciplines. METM 2008. European Science Editing, Feb 2009; 35:15.
Karen Shashok, Granada, Spain Report on the conference Shashok K. Reunión METM08 sobre apoyo a la comunicación en diversas disciplinas. puntoycoma 2008; 109 (agosto/septiembre/octubre):11-13. Shashok K, (Vázquez L, tr). METM08: Conference addresses communication support across the disciplines. Science Editor, May-June 2009; 32:83-84.
John Swales, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Abstracts and the writing of abstracts Swales JM, Feak CB. Abstracts and the Writing of Abstracts; Ann Arbor, Michigan,USA:University of Michigan Press; 2009.

 

METM07, Madrid, Spain, 25-26 October 2007
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Marije de Jager, Rovereto, Italy Report on the conference De Jager M. Building bridges, constructing networks: METM 2007. European Science Editing, February 2008; 34:17-18.
Greg Morley, Madrid, Spain Report on the conference Morley G. Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting (METM): Exploring cultural differences. Science Editor, May-June 2008; 31:85-86.
Kim Eddy, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canaries, Spain This report on the post-conference excursion to Toledo also describes research into the Arabic window inscriptions in the San Román church. Eddy K. A Polyglot Culture. ITI Bulletin, Nov-Dec 2008; 16-18.
Mary Ellen Kerans, Barcelona, Spain and Karen Shashok, Granada, Spain Accountability: editor, guest editor, reviewer, scientific association, publisher. The Human Immunology/ Arnaiz-Villena retraction, 2001-2003 Kerans, ME. Close to Home: Notes on the Post-Publication Withdrawal of a Spanish Research Paper, Ibérica, no. 4, 2008; 39-54.
Valerie Matarese, Vidor, Italy;C. Zulian Does editorial leadership (seen in the instructions to authors) determine biomedical journal quality? A case-control study between Italy and the UK Matarese V. Relationship between Quality and Editorial Leadership of Biomedical Research Journals: A Comparative Study of Italian and UK Journals. PLoS ONE; 3(7): e2512. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002512
Ailish Maher, Berga, Spain
Stephen Waller, Barcelona, Spain
Mary Ellen Kerans, Barcelona, Spain
Corpus-guided editing and translation of specialist texts. Maher A, Waller S, Kerans ME. Acquiring or enhancing a translation specialism: the monolingual corpus-guided approach. Journal of Specialized Translation. 2008; 10 (July):56-75.
Karen Shashok, Granada, Spain Accountability: editor, guest editor, reviewer, scientific association, publisher. The Human Immunology/ Arnaiz-Villena retraction, 2001-2003 Shashok, K. Pitfalls of Editorial Miscommunication. BMJ.2003; 326:1262-1264

 

METM06, Barcelona, Spain, 27-28 October 2006
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Joy Burrough-Boenisch, Reading, UK
Sally Burgess, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Report on the conference Joy Burrough-Boenisch and Sally Burgess. Mediterranean Editors and Translators holds second meeting. Science Editor, May-June 2007; 30:83-84.
Karen Shashok, Granada, Spain Reports on the conference Shashok K. Closing the gap between practice and theory: METM 2006. European Science Editing, February 2007; 3:6-7.
Successful communication in English for non-native speakers of the language. Panace@, Primer semestre 2007; 8:82-85.
Miguel Roig, New York, New York, USA Plagiarism in the sciences: What do we really know? Roig, M. Some Reflections on Plagiarism: the Problem of Paraphrasing in the Sciences, European Science Editing 2007; 33(2):39-42
Christine Parkhurst, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Parkhurst C. Computerized plagiarism detection as a teaching tool: helping novice NNS health science writers avoid plagiarism Parkhurst C, Moore E. Nipping Plagiarism in the Bud: Using Turnitin to Teach Paraphrasing at MCPHS. The Write Stuff 2006; 11 (4):125-127

 

METM05, Barcelona, Spain, 4-5 November 2005
Speaker/Author Presentation/Abstract Publication
Alan Lounds, Barcelona, Spain Report on the conference Mediterranean Editors and Translators hold first meeting. IEEE Professional Communication Society Newsletter, January 2006; 50:12-13.
Mary Ellen Kerans, Barcelona, Spain Report on the conference Mediterranean Editors and Translators launch regional association at METM 05. Science Editor, May-June 2006; 29:87-88.
Karen Shashok, Granada, Spain Report on the conference Professional development for practitioners and researchers in specialized communication in English. METM 2005. Panace@, June 2006; 7:191-193
Valerie Matarese, Pieve di Soligo, TV, Italy Improving biomedical research communication through an introductory course on journals and critical reading Valerie Matarese. Introductory Course on Getting to Know Journals and on “Browsing” a Research Paper: First Steps to Proficiency in Scientific Communication. Croatian Medical Journal 2006; 47:767-75
Mary Ellen Kerans, Barcelona, Spain Cover-to-cover bilingual publication of scientific journals: new challenges for translators and editors Kerans, ME. Project Management and Quality Assurance in Cover-to-Cover Translation of a Medical Journal. In: Hayhoe, G. Proceedings, 2005 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference, Limerick, Ireland, 10-13 July 2005. Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE; 2005; 220-236.
Aleksandra Mišak, Zagreb, Croatia Four layers of manuscript editing at the Croatian Medical Journal: practical examples Mišak A, Marušic M, Marušic A. Manuscript editing as a way of teaching academic writing: experience from a small scientific journal. Journal of Second Language Writing 2005; 14(2):122-131.
Ana Marušic, Zagreb, Croatia A mentoring or educational role for national medical journals published in English Marušic A, Marušic M. Small medical journals and the 10/90 problem: educatione ad exellentiam. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2004; 170(6):927-928.
Marušic M, Mišak A, Kljakovic-Gaspic M, Fister K, Darko H, Marušic A. Producing a scientific journal in a small scientific community: an author-helpful policy. International Microbiology 2004; 7(2):143-147.
Marušic M, Marušic A. Good Editorial Practice: Editors as Educators. Croatian Medical Journal 2001; 42(2):113-120.
Karen Shashok, Granada, Spain When translators edit — issues in potentially conflicting roles Shashok K, Kerans ME. Translating the unedited science manuscript: Who fixes what shortcomings? In: Chabás JC, Madeleine; Gaser, Rolf, editors. Proceedings: First International Conference on Specialized Translation. Barcelona: Universitat Pompeu Fabra; 2000; 101-104.
Joy Burrough-Boenisch, Reading, UK The sense of editors' associations: a case report on SENSE, an editors' group in the Netherlands Burrough-Boenisch, J. Negotiable Acceptability: Reflections on the Interactions between Language Professionals in Europe and NNS Scientists Wishing to Publish in English. Current Issues in Language Planning; 2006; 7(1):31-43


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