Recent years have seen an increase in new publishing services and outlets, in response to huge growth in the volume of research output. At the same time we hear… Read more »
She was previously Head of Communication for Open Access and the UK at Springer Science+Business Media.
Ruth has coordinated and spoken on panels on subjects ranging from science communication, evaluation of campaigns, and evidence based policy making. She has written for Nature, and appeared on the Guardian Science Podcast.
She has worked at Nature Publishing Group, as Head of Press, as a press officer at King's College London and at Cancer Research UK.
Latest posts by Ruth Francis (see all)
- Think. Check. Submit. A helpful checklist for researchers - 1st October 2015
- Mitochondrial replacement IVF: evolving attitudes to embryo research - 4th February 2015
- The Jolie effect – increasing options for patients - 19th September 2014
Reflecting on the UK Parliament’s debate and decision on mitochondrial replacement IVF
Celebrity endorsements for campaigns are so common they can feel meaningless – see the ‘stars’ who added their Yes or No in the run up to the Scottish… Read more »
The world around us has transformed dramatically in the last 20 years, and the world of science is being shaped by technology. Crowdsourcing and citizen science… Read more »
Posted on behalf of Shreeya Nanda, Deputy Editor for Biology and Medicine, BioMed Central At this year’s BMC Day, the once-yearly company bonding event, we… Read more »
Last month, staff at BioMed Central took a day off from publishing science, to get involved in doing some! One of several citizen science projects engaged in… Read more »
As the draft of the new EU Clinical Trials Regulation is poised to enter Triologue discussions, BioMed Central has thrown its support behind the AllTrials… Read more »
“Winning the BioMed Central Research Awards 2011 gave our article a boost… a little over a year after the paper was published, it had been viewed almost… Read more »
A round-up of the twitter discussion for September 19th 2013 at the 5th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing, held in Riga, Latvia.
A round-up of the twitter discussion for September 18th 2013 at the 5th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing, held in Riga, Latvia.