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Research Square appoints Dr. Michele Avissar-Whiting as new Editor in Chief -

Dr. Michele Avissar-Whiting has been appointed Editor in Chief of Research Square. She brings a strong background and perspective to the newly created role, having received her Ph.D. in Medical Science from Brown University and being a powerful driving force in the company since November 2011.… Read More

Research Solutions appoints Michiel van der Heijden as Chief Product Officer -

Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in providing cloud-based workflow solutions for R&D driven organisations, along with its wholly owned subsidiary, Reprints Desk, has hired Michiel van der Heijden as Chief Product Officer. The new hire comes as Research Solutions increases its commitment… Read More

Stefano M. Bertozzi named editor-in-chief of peer-reviewed COVID-19 journal -

Stefano M. Bertozzi, UC Berkeley School of Public Health Dean Emeritus and professor of Health Policy and Management, has been named editor-in-chief of a new peer-reviewed journal focused on COVID-19 research published by MIT Press. The new journal, Rapid Reviews: COVID-19 (RR:C19), is an open… Read More

Wiley appoints Mariana Garavaglia to its Board of Directors -

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global leader in research and education, has announced that Peloton’s Chief People & Business Operations Officer and former Amazon executive Mariana Garavaglia has joined the Company’s Board of Directors. Garavaglia is an accomplished business leader with extensive experience scaling… Read More

CABI appoints Dr. Daniel Elger as new Chief Executive Officer -

CABI has announced that Dr. Daniel Elger has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer of CAB International (‘CABI’) in succession to Dr Trevor Nicholls on his retirement. Dr. Elger will take-up his new postion on September 1, 2020. Dr. Elger has over twenty-five… Read More

Ecological Society of America appoints Juan C. Corley as Editor in Chief of Ecological Applications -

The Ecological Society of America has announced the appointment of Dr. Juan C. Corley as the Editor in Chief of its journal Ecological Applications. In his new role, Corley will lead Ecological Applications in publishing research articles from across the biological and ecological sciences. Ecological Applications… Read More

SPIE appoints Sean Shaheen as new editor-in-chief for Journal of Photonics for Energy -

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has appointed Sean Shaheen as new editor-in-chief of the Journal of Photonics for Energy (JPE), effective July 1, 2020. Shaheen succeeds the journal's founding editor-in-chief, Zakya Kafafi, who has served in this position since… Read More

Jisc appoints Liz Bal as new director of open research services -

Jisc has announced the appointment Liz Bal as director of open research services. Acting for and with Jisc members, Liz will provide strategic direction for Jisc’s services to ease the move to open research for UK researchers, institutions and funders. Liz comes to Jisc with ten… Read More

Accomplished journalist and senior digital content executive Leah Gentry joins WebMD as Group VP, Content -

WebMD has announced that accomplished journalist and senior digital content executive Leah Gentry has joined the organisation as Group Vice President, Content. Gentry joins WebMD with rich experience in digital strategy and audience engagement. Her career spans Fortune 50 companies and startups across media, communications… Read More

Contemporary OB/GYN® appoints Dr. Catherine Y. Spong as editor-in-chief -

Contemporary OB/GYN®, a multimedia platform that provides obstetricians and gynecologists with expert advice and critical articles from top-tier physician-authors, has appointed Dr. Catherine Y. Spong as editor-in-chief. Spong is a professor and vice chair in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at The University of… Read More


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