Editorial Office Becomes a Bronze Sponsor

eo-logo_whiteWe are thrilled to announce that Editorial Office, the provider of professional peer review services to scholarly publishers and societies, has become a Bronze Sponsor of the Researcher to Reader Conference for 2017.

The Conference will take place at BMA House in London on 20 & 21 February 2017, and there are still a few places available: https://r2rconf.com/registration/

Mark Carden
9 February 2017



Turnitin becomes an R2R Sponsor

turnitin-unofficialWe are very pleased to announce that Turnitin has become a Bronze sponsor of the 2017 Researcher to Reader Conference.   Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to engage students in the writing process,
provide personalized feedback, and assess student progress over time. Turnitin is used by more than 30 million students at 15,000 institutions in 150 countries.

The Conference will take place at BMA House in London on 20 & 21 February 2017, and there are still a few places available: https://r2rconf.com/registration/

Mark Carden
7 February 2017

Anthony Watkinson joins R2R Advisory Board

anthony-watkinsonWe are delighted to announce that Anthony Watkinson, Principal Consultant at CIBER Research, is joining the Researcher to Reader Conference Advisory Board for 2017 and 2018.

Anthony Watkinson has spent most of his career in scholarly publishing, including being Editorial Director at Academic Press London and Head of Journals at Oxford University Press.  He is now a self-employed consultant with a portfolio of projects and on-going positions. He is currently principal consultant to CIBER Research which he co-founded at City University in 2002. Anthony was for six years a visiting professor in the department of information science at City University London, he has been a part-time senior lecturer in the Department of information studies, and is now an honorary lecturer at University College London. He has also been director of information and training for the International Association of STM Publishers, where he ran intensive journals courses in Europe and Asia. He has also been a consultant to the Publishers Association. Anthony is a director and plenary chair of the Charleston Conference and co-organiser of the annual Fiesole Retreats.

Mark Carden
18 January 2017

Two Outstanding Speakers Added to R2R Programme

allin-reicheltThe R2R Conference is delighted to announce that in addition to the programme already published, two further outstanding speakers have been secured.  Mark Allin, President & CEO at John Wiley & Sons will be delivering the opening keynote, and Jan Reichelt, the co-founder of Mendeley, will also be speaking  (on a topic to be announced shortly).  We are very excited to be able to add these two great speakers to our programme, which already features numerous amazing presenters.

The Conference opens at 9:30 on Monday 20 February, and the full conference timetable will be announced shortly.

Mark Carden
13 January 2017

Workshop Details for R2R-2017 Announced

An important part of the Researcher to Reader Conference Programme is the Workshops, and we are now able to announce details of the workshops on offer in the 2017 Conference on the website here.

Each delegate participates in just one out of a choice of five workshops, with each workshop group meeting several times during the event, to discuss the chosen topic.

Delegates are invited to choose their preferred workshop via email or on registration.  Register here today – ‘early bird’ prices end on 31 December.