Template letter of invitation to join a journal’s Editorial Board. [Credit: Nancy R. Gough, BioSerendipity]

Editorial Boards: Trap or Treasure?

Serving as an academic editor for a journal is an honor, but only if that journal is a reputable one.

Early career scientists and those in the later stages can encounter problems with predatory journals or journals with low requirements for members of their editorial boards. As a former professional editor responsible for recruiting…

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Scientist, editor, and writer with a PhD in Pharmacology

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Nancy R. Gough, PhD

Nancy R. Gough, PhD

Scientist, editor, and writer with a PhD in Pharmacology

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