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.

August 2006; 32(3)

Editorial

EASE as a communications broker. Jenny Gretton, Hervé Maisonneuve, Roderick Hunt

Article

Are reviewers suggested by authors as good as those chosen by editors? Results of a rater-blinded, retrospective study. Elizabeth Wager, Emma C Parkin, Pritpal S Tamber

Viewpoint

The journals of 120 polytechnic institutes in China. Lu Wang

From the literature

What should medical journal editors do about trial registration? Liz Wager

Reports of meetings

The culture of science editing: EASE 9th General Assembly and Conference. Jane Sykes (compiler)
Workshop in Africa on peer review. Elisabeth Heseltine

EASE-Forum digest

April–June 2006. Elise Langdon-Neune (compiler)

Book review

David Crystal: Words Words Words (reviewed by John Kirkman)

News from committees

EASE Council update. Arjan KS Polderman
Publications Committee. Hervé Maisonneuve

Regular features

The Editors’ WebWatch. Moira Johnson-Vekony
News Notes. Margaret Cooter
News from editing societies. Jane Sykes
Forthcoming meetings, courses and BELS examinations
Membership list additions and changes
86 Membership of EASE [membership information and application form]