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.

EASE Council nominee

Nominated for Vice President

Cem Uzun

Cem Uzun
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Cem Uzun is Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey. He has published more than 100 articles and serves as editorial board member or reviewer for more than 20 scholarly journals on a range of topics. He worked as a postdoc scholar at the University of Copenhagen with a Danish Government scholarship and at the Miami Ear Institute of the University of Miami with a Fulbright scholarship.

Cem was elected as a Council Member of EASE for 2018-2021 and is the Chair of the EASE Turkish Regional Chapter, which is one of the most active chapters (read more about the Chapter’s activities on the EASE Blog).

He was elected to the Journal Selection Committee of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey in 2018. He has been Co-Editor, Editor in Chief and the Editor at Large of the Balkan Medical Journal, which is the only journal from medical schools in Turkey indexed in SCIE and Medline. Cem has organized more than 20 webinars, workshops, symposiums and conferences on scientific writing, editing, reviewing, journal management and publication ethics.

He was a member of the Programme Committee for the 14th EASE Conference, Bucharest 2018 and president of “How to become successful authors and editors of scientific journals – 3rd International Symposium of Scientific Journals of Trakya University”, which was endorsed by EASE.

Cem organized one of the Pre-Conference Events of EASE Virtual Conference 2020 and a Panel Discussion at “Peer Review Week 2020”, which received great interest from academicians and publishers in Turkey. Cem updated the Turkish translation of the EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles to be Published in English. With Orhan Yilmaz and colleagues, he translated the Handbook for Journal Editors into Turkish. He also translated the EASE SAGER Guidelines into Turkish with Muge Atakan.

Cem is a Board Member of European Science Editing and a member of EASE Training Working Group. Cem is willing to continue to serve on the Council to contribute to promotional, educational and meeting activities and to distribute the knowledge and experience he gains within Eastern Europe.

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