There’s no doubt that Open Access is shaping the future of academic publishing. A number of changes are on the horizon, with publishers, authors and institutions all responding to new guidelines.
The Company of Biologists is embracing this move with a series of pilot Read & Publish Agreements with leading consortia and academic institutions. But, what exactly are they?
Who better to tell you than someone who has been to one? Antonio Barral Gil, a PhD student in Miguel Manzanare’s Lab at CNIC (The Spanish Center for Cardiac Research) in Madrid, attended Development’s Meeting “From stem cells to human development” in September 2018. …
I undertook my PIPS internship at The Company of Biologists in the Spring of 2018. I wanted to get a feel for what the publishing industry is like from the ‘other side’, as it were, as well as a more general interest in exploring a career in science outside of the laboratory.
From left to right: Julija Hmeljak (Reviews Editor), Sam Holden (PIPS Data Intern), Máté Pálfy (preLights Community Manager) and Claire Moulton (Publisher).
The Company of Biologists Workshop ‘Thinking Beyond the Dish: Taking In Vitro Neural Differentiation to the Next Level’ took place at Wiston House, West Sussex, UK, from 4 to 7 February 2018.
In the autumn of 2017 I undertook my PIPs internship at The Company of Biologists, the publisher behind five major journals including Development – the journal which hosts the community site the Node. I was keen to experience the publishing side of science, and see what a non-academic career in science could be like.
Aidan Maartens (the Node Community Manager) and Sarah Morson (intern).
The Company of Biologists Workshop ‘Evo-Chromo: Towards an Integrative Approach of Chromatin Dynamics Across Eukaryotes’ took place at Wiston House, West Sussex, UK, from 4 to 7 November 2018. …
The distinguished career of Prof. Simon Maddrell, Emeritus Honorary Professor of Integrative Physiology at Cambridge University, has long been intertwined with the history of The Company of Biologists, and particularly with Journal of Experimental Biology (JEB). …
The Company of Biologists Workshop ‘Symbiosis in the Microbial World: From Ecology to Genome Evolution’ took place at Wiston House, West Sussex, UK, from 5 to 9 November 2017.
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I carried out my PIPS placement at The Company of Biologists – a decision largely driven by my interest in gaining insight into the publishing process in preparation for submitting my own articles, and also to find out more about publishing as an alternative career path after my PhD.
Katherine Brown (Development), Caitlin McQueen (intern), Rachel Hackett (Disease Models & Mechanisms and Biology Open) and Sharon Ahmad (Journal of Cell Science).