WORD-APPLIED

Learn scientific English to improve readability of your future manuscripts.


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Words matter
WORD-APPLIED is a web-tool to enable non-native English speakers to easily learn scientific English. Since its development the tool has helped thousands of authors to get their scientific reports published.
Construct the phrase word by word
  • Quickly find words for your new manuscript
  • Easily build phrases
  • Learn scientific style
  • Get confidence in your written English
  • Improve readability of your new manuscript
  • Improve chance for acceptance and citation
About WORD-APPLIED
Scientific writing for non-native English speakers is one of the biggest struggles. Many authors may feel uneasy or lack the confidence in their written English and tend to write sentences that don’t read well. WORD-APPLIED was designed to teach and assist non-native English speakers in preparation of scientific reports.
Get help with wording
The modern scientific article has evolved a specialised language and prose style, adapted for efficient communication with other professionals engaged in similar research. WORD-APPLIED helps with style, wording and field-specific terms. It automatically shows how words, abbreviations and uncommon scientific terms should be arranged in a grammatical construction.
Construct the phrase word by word
Get linguistic patterns
When modern scientists write for journal publications, their aim is not to achieve literary uniqueness but rather literate typicality. WORD-APPLIED combs the largest database of full-text scientific, technical and health publications to find specific linguistic patterns in your field of study.
Quickly find the example you need
New scientific facts are largely described by analogy with already known results. To find an analogical text, WORD-APPLIED guides you through alternative words and short phrase combinations.
Use more words and phrases
With WORD-APPLIED you will use a lot more word combinations instead of “playing it safe” by repeating the same phrases over and over again. Our unique algorithm suggests alternative words and phrases and ranks them according to their occurrence in real articles.
Construct the phrase word by word
Improve readability
As research becomes increasingly global, interdisciplinary and collaborative, we need to identify linguistic patterns that are best for readability of scientific reports. WORD-APPLIED empowers you to make an even greater impact in your discipline.
    High-quality writing has the following benefits:
  • increases the chances of acceptance for publication
  • increases the impact of a manuscript within the research community
  • accelerates understanding and acceptance of the research
  • increases the faith of readers in the quality of the research
Who uses WORD-APPLIED
WORD-APPLIED is designed to serve the linguistic needs across the entire academic community. It is used by academics, professionals, researchers, corporate institutions, and upper-graduate students in life science and medicine.


WORD-APPLIED helps researchers from institutions in Europe, Asia and South America, including the following: University Hospital Salzburg, Austria / Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico / C.R.Bard, Inc / The University of Pavia, Italy / Sapienza University of Rome, Italy / Université François-Rabelais de Tours, France / Università di Foggia, Italy / The Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris, France / Université de Lyon, France / UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DO PARÁ, Brasil / Taipei City Hospital, Taipei / Sun Yat-sen University, China / National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan / Centro de Estudio en Cardiologia Intervencionista, Argentina / The Université Grenoble Alpes, France / Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering for Women, India / Università degli Studi di Sassari, Italy / Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIA), Chile / Centro de Obesidade e Diabetes, Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz, Brasil / Ospedale San Raffaele - Milano, Italy / National Cancer Centre Singapore / Hanyang University, South Korea / University of Debrecen, Hungary / The University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria (UNIRC), Italy / The University of Siena, Italy / Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Brasil / Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico / Universitat Jaume, Spain / University of Turku, Finland / Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Germany, and many more.