Duncan Nicholas

Development Editor
Reproductive BioMedicine Online

United Kingdom

Duncan is Director of DN Journal Publishing Services and Past President of EASE. He has nearly 20 years experience working in various roles the journal publishing industry, and currently provides independent editorial consultancy and training courses to publishers, researchers and the wider scholarly community, working with clients around the world, in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, and North America.

Duncan’s consultancy work has provided editorial development for major publishers, small independent publishers and learned societies; implementing business development reviews and action plans.  His work has involved over 20 journals, across a range of subject areas, including behavioural and health sciences, veterinary and medical science, economics, engineering and chemistry.

Duncan writes and delivers training workshops and presentations to editorial staff and researchers of all levels of academic seniority on a wide range of topics, and has been involved in the development, creation of content and recording for the Publons Academy. Duncan’s workshops include editorial office management, writing and journal publishing skills, peer review, journal metrics, open science, social media & promotion, publishing & research ethics, and copyright & licensing.

He is also involved in other organisations and initiatives, such as Peer Review Week, and International Society for Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE), for which he was Chair of the Conference Organising Committee from 2016-2018.

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