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Matt Hodgkinson

Council Title: 
Elected Council Member

London, UK

Term of office on council:
2020-2023 First Term

After receiving a degree in Biological Sciences from Oxford and a Master's in Genetics from Cambridge, Matt started in Open Access journal publishing in 2003 with BioMed Central in London as an editor handling peer review on the BMC-series journals. He became a Senior Editor and Publishing Editor, and worked on the journals BMC Biology and Trials and the launches of BMC Research NotesBMC Medical Genomics, and BMC Systems Biology.

He joined the Public Library of Science in Cambridge in 2010 as an Associate Editor and then Senior Editor on PLOS ONE, screening submissions, helping academic editors, training editors in critical appraisal, and working on clinical trials, article-level metrics, publication ethics, and reporting.

Matt moved to Hindawi in London in 2016 as Head of Research Integrity, overseeing the publication ethics processes and policies. He was then Head of Editorial Policy and Ethics until February 2022. He is Treasurer of the European Association of Science Editors and an AuthorAID mentor.


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