Rubida Communications

Rubida Communications is a technical and scientific communication business located in Canberra, Australia.

It is owned and managed by Dr An Van den Borre, who has been involved in technical and scientific communication since 2001.

Dr Van den Borre’s professional qualifications include a PhD in biology from the Australian National University (ANU), more than ten years experience in scientific research at the ANU and the University of Sydney, as well as professional training in technical and scientific writing and editing (Canberra Institute of Technology).

Rubida Communications specialises in scientific documents (including environmental, biological, biotechnological and agricultural sciences) and technical documentation (including computer software manuals and procedures).

Affiliations include: membership of the Canberra Society of Editors, the Australian Society for Technical Communication (NSW) and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Indexers.

Rubida ePress

Rubida ePress is an imprint of Rubida Communications.
Started in November 2014, Rubida ePress provides a publishing platform for scientific and naturalistic works on the natural world, biodiversity and the environment.

Rubida ePress is looking for suitable works for publication. See Rubida ePress for more information.

Green ethos

Rubida Communications and Rubida ePress aim to be green businesses and support a sustainable future:

  • reducing carbon emissions — solar panels provide electricity
  • using less paper — printing on recycled paper, re-using single-sided printed paper, reducing printing needs, publishing electronically
  • using like-minded suppliers — this website is hosted by Digital Pacific, a green website host.

… sharing the passion for our environment,
the planet and its people in a sustainable way …