Academic Language Services GmbH

Acalanser edits in these fields, and papers we’ve edited have appeared in these journals:

Architecture and Urban Planning

  • Architectural Science Review
  • Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability

Economics and Organizational Behaviour

  • Journal of Business Ethics
  • Leadership Quarterly
  • Oxford Economic Papers
  • Strategic Management Journal

Engineering and the Environment

  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials
  • Remote Sensing
  • Science of the Total Environment
  • Water Research

Pediatrics and Other Medicine

  • Acta Paediatrica
  • European Journal of Pediatrics
  • JAMA Pediatrics
  • Journal of Pediatrics
  • Journal of Pediatric Surgery
  • The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
  • The Journal of Sexual Medicine
  • Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis


  • Children’s Geographies
  • Geoforum
  • Geographica Helvetica


  • Brain
  • Brain and Behavior
  • Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
  • Neural Plasticity


  • BMC Psychology
  • Frontiers in Psychology: Developmental Psychology
  • Journal of Psychotraumatology
  • Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
  • Journal of Neurotrauma

Public Health

  • American Journal of Infection Control
  • American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • BMC Public Health
  • Social Science and Medicine

Others, including philosophy, social sciences, computer science, and engineering.

As well as research articles, we edit review articles and other publications, books, and master and doctoral theses.


is short for Academic Language Services GmbH, a limited company founded in 2018 by Dr Simon Milligan. Simon has 20 years’ experience as an academic language editor in a range of social and natural sciences and is a member of the European Association of Science Editors. He has also taught scientific writing at the Universities of Bern and Zurich and at the ETH in Zurich for over 10 years. He gained his PhD from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland in 2006 and augmented this with a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English for Specific Purposes from Macquarie University in Australia in 2010. Alongside editing, he has developed a number of writing courses tailored to the needs of particular fields, including applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, biochemistry, chemistry, climate science, computer science, environmental engineering, evolutionary biology, human geography, materials science, molecular biology, neuroscience, philosophy, and psychology.