Entries by Eleanor

Technical writing is a science, not an art

Technical writing, in the context of the therapeutic goods industry, applies to those documents which instruct, define or report on regulated manufacturing activities; that is Standard Operating Procedures, forms, validation reports, and Design History Files, to name so very …


The future of precision fermentation in our food

Advances in technology for food production, and precision fermentation itself was unexpectedly predicted by Winston Churchill in 1932:
“We shall escape the absurdity of growing a whole chicken in order to eat the breast or wing, by growing these parts …


Form Use – the right way to fill in a form

Following on from the previous blog Form Design – it’s all about the white space, comes the exciting part deux: Form Use – the right way to fill in a form.
There is a general misconception that data integrity failures …


Form Design – It’s all about the white space


That sent a shiver down your spine, didn’t it?

Because it’s longwinded, boring, complicated, sometimes unintelligible, and usually frustrating. Plus, there’s that added frisson from the fear of imprisonment due to unintentional tax fraud.

Form design might seem like a banal …


TGA Infringement Notices on a Vertiginous Rise

It’s probably apparent to most of us right now that disaster brings out both the best and the worst in humankind.

Healesville, VIC thanks essential workers. Credit: E. Redding

Take heart in the incredible acts of kindness reported daily as …