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Editor in the Spotlight video compilation

In our regular Editor in the Spotlight Q&A, seasoned editors share their views on a broad array of publishing topics. We have gathered together just some of their responses in this two-minute video – we hope you will find them useful. To view the video full screen, simply click on the  icon in the video […]

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Editor in the Spotlight – Lynn E DeLisi of Schizophrenia Research

Dr. Lynn E DeLisi, MD, is a psychiatrist in the VA Boston Healthcare system and cares for very acutely ill psychotic patients. She is also a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, where she teaches residents and directs several research projects, the majority of which are on schizophrenia. She is a founding editor of […]

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Editor in the Spotlight: Mirjam Cvetič of Physics Letters B

Mirjam Cvetič is Fay R. and Eugene L. Langberg Professor of Physics at the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA; an institution with which she has had a primary affiliation since 1987. Her research encompasses broad areas in fundamental particle theory, including gravitational physics in string theory (with her […]

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Editor in the Spotlight: Professor Robert W. Staiger

Robert W. Staiger is the Stockwell Professor of Economics at The University of Wisconsin.  He served as co-Editor of Journal of International Economics from 1995 through 2009, and became co-Editor-in-Chief (with Charles Engel, University of Wisconsin) in January 2010. Staiger’s research focuses on international trade policy, rules and institutions, with a particular emphasis on the […]

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Editor in the Spotlight: George Tsokos of Clinical Immunology

Clinical Immunology publishes original research on the molecular and cellular bases of immunological disease. It is the official journal of FOCIS (the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies), the preeminent association for clinical immunologists. George C. Tsokos, MD, a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, […]

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Editor in the Spotlight – Dr Robert Strangeway

Dr Robert Strangeway holds the position Research Geophysicist at the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at UCLA

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Editor in the Spotlight – Margaret Rees of Maturitas

Maturitas was founded in 1978 and is the official journal of the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS). It is also affiliated with the Australasian Menopause Society. The journal Impact Factor of 2.844 ranks it 14 out of 77 journals in Obstetrics and Gynecology and 19 out of 46 journals in Geriatrics & Gerontology. Submissions […]

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Editor in the Spotlight – Michael Emerman

Michael Emerman, PhD, a virologist who researches HIV replication at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been Editor-in-Chief of Virology since January 2013. Emerman is a long-serving member of the journal’s Board of Directors, and is its fourth Editor-in-Chief. Established in 1954, Virology is one of the oldest journals in its field. It has […]

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Editor in the Spotlight – Richard Knowles

The Journal of Transport Geography was launched 20 years ago by its founding editor, Professor Richard Knowles of the University of Salford, on behalf of the Transport Geography Research Group of the Institute of British Geographers. Since then it has published almost 1,500 articles. Its Impact Factor of 2.538 ranks it second out of 24 […]

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How to make your journal stand out from the crowd from October 21st, 2014.

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