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A Year of Editor Spotlights: Editorial Board Experience

It has been a year since we’ve featured the work and contribution of our Editorial Board members in our Editor Spotlight!

In this post, we are excited to highlight PLOS ONE Editorial Board experiences by our Academic Editors.

Please check out the rest of the series:

“A Year of Editor Spotlights: Tips from Academic Editors” to read tips for Academic Editors, Authors and Early-Career Researchers from our Academic Editors.

“A Year of Editor Spotlights: Thoughts on Open Science and Community Engagement” for thoughts on Open Science and Community Engagement by our Academic Editors.

What I love most about serving in this role is the exposure to diverse knowledge and perspectives being generated across countries and disciplines.

Jennifer Campbell

As an editor at PLOS… I find it incredibly rewarding…to assist researchers in effectively communicating their findings to a broader audience.

Haroldo V. Ribeiro

The rewarding part of (being an Academic Editor) is to see a high impact publication making its way into the scientific community via PLOS ONE.

Afsheen Raza

I find (role of being a PLOS ONE Academic Editor, author and reviewer) very complementary as they strengthen each other and enhance together the knowledge sharing experience.

Mabel Aoun

I feel that staff members at the editorial office of PLOS ONE always provide prompt and professional assistance when a need arises, either from me being an author or an Academic Editor.

Kuo-Cherh Huang

I am a strong advocate for open access and I believe that PLOS ONE is one of the pioneers of open science. So, why not join PLOS ONE and contribute to improving open-access science?

Pierluigi Vellucci

Overall, the rewards of being an Editorial Board member at PLOS ONE far outweigh the time management challenge, and I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the journal’s mission of advancing scientific knowledge.

Camelia Delcea

I enjoy the fact that being an academic editor it makes me sit down and read papers in my field. I always love learning new knowledge when reading articles.

Lindsay Bottoms

I have had the privilege to review very good papers and also some poorly written ones. I have learned from both experiences.

Sandra Boatemaa Kushitor

The editorial responsibilities have helped me improve my ability to pay attention to even the smallest details… By handling the manuscripts… I have also learned how to be objective in the peer review process.

Innocent Ijezie Chukwuonye

Disclaimer: Views expressed by contributors are solely those of individual contributors, and not necessarily those of PLOS.

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