Edwards Technical Writing was founded by Alison Edwards, as a small independent technical writing business, in 2018.
From 2018, Edwards Technical Writing has worked with non-profit organisations, small and medium sized profit-oriented businesses, and government departments.
Alison has a strong scientific background, and has earned multiple post-secondary qualifications; Including an MSc, in aquatic ecology (Uvic), a BSc (Hons) Open, and a University Diploma in Applied Biosciences (Glasgow Caledonian).
Research for her MSc thesis focused on concentrations of heavy metal contaminants (mercury and arsenic) in commercial rockfish (Sebastes alutus) from coastal British Columbia. She combined non-linear statistical models, stable isotope ratios of carbon and nitrogen, and exposure scenarios for her thesis titled ‘Spatial and ecological patterns of mercury and arsenic concentrations in Pacific Ocean Perch (Sebastes alutus) from British Columbia.
·Alison has experience working in Canadian industry. She worked in Calgary, as a consultant to the Oil and Gas industry, on an ESA Writing Task Team. She wrote Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessments (ESAs) filed with a federal regulator.
·Alison is a certified Technical Writer, she studied technical writing at Mount Royal University, and earned her certificate in 2017.
·Alison has also earned certificates in Social Media Marketing (North Western University on Coursera); Grant Proposals (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology on Coursera); and Community Leadership (Leadership Victoria).