25 years of Prepress Projects

HelenOur Company

helen-anniversary

It was 25 years ago, more or less, that I gave up work to become a freelance editor. David didn’t join the business until 2 years later, which sounds like another good excuse for a lunch in 2018. A lot of water has passed under a lot of bridges since then. Or more appropriately, red ink. We started with editing … Read More

Preventing peer review fraud

JacquiEditorial office

At Prepress Projects, the editorial office team manage the peer-review process of a number of academic journals. We play a significant role in helping our journal editors find reviewers to evaluate submitted manuscripts. We abide by journal ethical guidelines to ensure we find qualified reviewers who will evaluate manuscripts fairly and honestly and without any conflict. We take great care … Read More

STEM heroine

AndrewExternal news

Ada Lovelace Day, when we are encouraged to celebrate women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), falls on 13 October this year. We work mostly in science and technology, but 14 October happens to be the birthday of a great female engineer: Victoria Drummond. Drummond was a native of our own county of Perthshire and became the UK’s first female … Read More

Managing peer review (Peer Review Week 2015)

JacquiEditorial office, Our Company

peer-review-week

This week is Peer Review Week 2015. From Monday 28 September to 2 October, Wiley, ORCID, Sense about Science and Science Open have teamed up to celebrate peer review, highlight its importance in scientific communications and recognise the reviewers who commit so much of their time and effort to it. Managing the peer-review process is at the heart of what … Read More