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American Chemical Society names Dr. James Milne head of its Publications Division -

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has named Dr. James Milne as the president of the ACS Publications Division. He has been serving as the acting president since September 2019, when Dr. Brian Crawford retired. Based in Oxford, U.K., Dr. Milne joined ACS in 2016. In his… Read More

eLife appoints Damian Pattinson as new Executive Director -

eLife has announced the appointment of Damian Pattinson as its new Executive Director. Originally a neuroscientist, Dr Pattinson joins eLife with 12 years’ experience in research communication, including positions at BMJ Publishing Group, Public Library of Science (PLOS) and, most recently, the preprint platform Research Square.… Read More

Nicola Arnold joins Jisc as chief finance officer -

Jisc has announced the appointment of Nicola Arnold as chief finance officer, effective January 13, 2020. Nicola steps into the shoes of Mark Wright, who retired from the post in the summer of 2019. Previously the finance director at St George’s University of London, Nicola’s focus… Read More

The Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing appoint Professor Qi-Kun Xue as chief scientific advisor for China -

The Institute of Physics (IOP) and IOP Publishing (IOPP) have announced the appointment of Professor Qi-Kun Xue as chief scientific advisor for China. In the newly created role, Professor Xue will support the IOP and IOPP as they continue to strengthen… Read More

Professor Ted Donchev appointed new Editorial Panel Chair for Forensic Engineering journal -

Associate Professor Ted Donchev (CEng) has been appointed as the new Editorial Panel Chair for Forensic Engineering, succeeding Dr Wei Lee. Ted has over 15 years of structural engineering experience, and over 20 years of experience in research. His current post is at Kingston University, London,… Read More

StemJournal appoints Dr. Niels Geijsen as Co-Editor-in-Chief -

StemJournal, an international, multidisciplinary, open access forum for communicating outstanding stem cell research, has announced the expansion of its editorial leadership with the appointment of Dr. Niels Geijsen as the new Co-Editor-in-Chief. Niels joins Dr. Chad Cowan, who has served as Editor-in-Chief since the journal launched… Read More

Dr. Michael J. Bamshad named inaugural Editor-in-Chief of ASHG’s new OA journal, HGG Advances -

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has announced that Dr. Michael J. Bamshad has been named the inaugural editor-in-chief of Human Genetics and Genomics Advances (HGG Advances), the new open access journal of the Society, which will begin accepting submissions in spring 2020. Bamshad is… Read More

Prof. Bastiaan R. Bloem named new Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease -

The Journal of Parkinson's Disease (JPD) has announced the appointment of Prof. Bastiaan (Bas) R. Bloem as the journal's new Co-Editor-in-Chief. Bas joins Dr. Patrik Brundin, who along with current Editor Emeritus J. William (Bill) Langston has led the journal since its inauguration in 2011. Bas is a consultant… Read More

Accucoms appoints Simon Boisseau as Managing Director -

Accucoms, the specialist in global sales and marketing for publishers and societies, has announced that Simon Boisseau will take over as Managing Director from its founder, from the beginning of 2020. Simon has been at Accucoms since 2012, during which time he has been Commercial… Read More

ISPOR’s Value in Health Regional Issues names Dr. Manuel Antonio Espinoza as new Editor-in-Chief -

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, has announced that Dr. Manuel Antonio Espinoza has been named editor-in-chief of Value in Health Regional Issues, the official regional journal of the Society. Dr Espinoza is an associate professor with the Department of Public… Read More


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