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Duncan Nicholas


DN Journal Publishing Services

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Duncan is the Director of DN Journal Publishing Services, and has over 16 years’ experience working in the journal publishing industry. Duncan 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.

Duncan is Vice-President for the European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and was Chair of the Conference Organising Committee for the International Society for Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE), from 2016-2018.