New developments in research communication

Jane Alfred is a professional editor, who has held senior editorial positions at several biological journals, most recently as Deputy Editor of PLOS Biology. She has now co-founded an editorial consultancy company – Catalyst Editorial in order to work directly with the academic community on research communication and research integrity. She also undertakes freelance editorial and consultancy work for a range of publishers.

This Seminar will explore -

  • New publishing models and research communication platforms
  • Changing standards and practices in research communication, including New developments around data; The importance of reproducibility; and New models of peer review
  • Changing rewards: new opportunities for sharing research and measuring impact
  • The evolution of research communication