The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experiences in science communication and editing.

Welcome to EASE

EASE announcements

15th EASE General Assembly and Conference will be held online from Wednesday to Friday, 23-25 June 2021 on the theme:

Promoting sustainability in scholarly publishing: the role of editors

The Programme will include three consecutive afternoons of presentations, debates, panels and networking sessions plus a number of satellite events before and after: a poster exhibition and competition, Regional Chapter sessions and optional workshops and the EASE General Assembly.

Registration is open, with discounts for EASE members.

Spring webinar series

Many thanks to Bahar Mehmani for her ‘Quick guide to manuscript peer review’ webinar. The last in our Spring series is in collaboration with GENDRO. Shirin Heidari will be presenting Sex and Gender Considerations in Research o 11 May.

Follow the link to register: Sex and gender considerations in research

Council nominations

We have now closed nominations for the EASE Council nominations 2021-2023 . The four officer positions are unopposed, but there are 15 nominations for ordinary council member, from which members will vote for six when voting opens in May. Please view the details of all the nominations to find out more about each candidate.

EASE Resources

Quick check table for submissions – new translations now available in Bosnian, Croatian, Estonian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.

The European Association of Science Editors

EASE currently has over 500 members living in more than 50 countries worldwide. The Association offers the opportunity to stay abreast of trends in the rapidly-changing environment of scientific publishing.

As an EASE member, you can sharpen your editing, writing and thinking skills, broaden your outlook through encounters with people of different backgrounds and experience, and deepen your understanding of significant issues and specific working tools.

Finally, we have fun and enjoy learning from each other while upholding the highest standards.

European Science Editing (ESE) is the official fully open access, flow-published, peer reviewed, Scopus-indexed journal of EASE, hosted on ARPHA platform. It covers all aspects of scientific editing and publishing which advance our understanding and support developments in the performance, quality and integrity of scholarly publishing. Read more…

EASE Guidelines & Resources

EASE has developed a number of resources to help editors, including the popular EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles and Quick Check table, the SAGER Guidelines, and toolkits for authors, editors and peer reviewers. All provide simple, clear advice aimed at making international scientific communication more efficient and many are available in a number of other languages.

Our Science Editors’ Handbook covers everything from on-screen editing to office management, peer review, and dealing with the media. It is available in softback and digital editions.