DBAR: science writer and editor

Editor | DBAR edits scientific proposals for national and international funding schemes, papers for high-impact peer-reviewed journals, websites, educational materials, year reports and self-assessments. Whether it’s a final touch or a complete rewrite: DBAR aims to fully reveal the beauty of your scientific work and vision.

Writer | DBAR translates scientific breakthroughs into clear narratives accessible to a broad audience, whether in written or filmed form. 

Science & technology | DBAR has a background in applied physics / nanotechnology (MSc, PhD) and a track record in supporting scientists and research institutions in the natural sciences. Editing projects have been in the areas of biophysics, biomechanics, theoretical physics, high-energy particle physics, mathematics, nanochemistry, material sciences, complex fluid rheology, quantum physics, nanophotonics, traffic modelling, sports engineering and biotechnology. 

Software platforms | Microsoft Word, LaTeX, Pages, LibreOffice, Google Docs

Main office | Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Editing services

Grant proposals

Thorough edits, overall feedback, technical conditions check, or just a quick final editing round: DBAR reveals the beauty of your scientific vision.

Science communication

Popular science writing, interviews with scientists, filmed items: DBAR brings scientific breakthroughs to a broad audience.

Scientific papers

General editing support, feedback from a non-expert point of view, applying the journal's specific style guide: DBAR gets your paper ready for submission.


TU Delft Sports Engineering Institute

Erasmus School for History, Culture and Communication

National Centre for High-Resolution Microscopy

Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft

Groningen University

Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute



Delft University of Technology

Bionanoscience Department

Leiden University

Leiden Institute of Physics (LION), Leiden Institute of Chemistry (LIC)

Radboud University

Experimental High Energy Physics

Eindhoven University of Technology

Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry; Department of Applied Physics

Delft University of Technology

Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering (3mE)


Casimir Research School

Delft - Leiden


Institut de Fisica d’Altes Energies


Amsterdam Science Magazine


National Centre for Subatomic Physics, Amsterdam

FOM-Institute AMOLF


Medical Delta

Delft - Leiden - Rotterdam

Twente University

Optical Sciences; Biomedical Signals & Systems

University of Amsterdam

Institute of Physics

Delft University of Technology

Faculty of Applied Sciences


Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research

Delta Institute for Theoretical Physics

Delft TopTech

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Department of Materials and Chemistry

Reactor Institute Delft

Bioprocess Pilot Facility


Software platforms