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Mirjam J Curno

Council Title: 
Elected Trustee, Council member

Term of office as a Trustee
September 2017-September 2019 Second term
September 2015-September 2017 First term

Term of office as a Council member
June 2012-September 2015 First term

Dr MJ Curno completed a PhD in molecular oncology at the University of Dundee in Scotland in 2006, and then moved to the University of Lausanne, Switzerland as a postdoctoral fellow to work on viral immunity. From 2010 to 2013, Mirjam was the Managing Editor of the Journal of the International AIDS Society, where she also organised workshops on scientific writing supervised by the Conference Abstract Mentor Programme run by the society. Since 2014 she is Editorial Office Manager at Frontiers, an open access publisher based in Switzerland.

Talks and presentations: 


What do impact and transparency mean for ethical publishing?13th Annual International Association of Veterinary Editors  Meeting,8-9 June 2016, Baden-Baden, Germany.

Bad apples or rotten tree? Dealing with publication misconduct . GERAS (groupe d'étude et de recherche en anglais de spécialité), University Paris 8, March 17, 2016

Pre-conference workshop: Introduction to Publication Ethics. 13th EASE Conference, 10-12 June 2016, Strasbourg, France.


'Publication ethics at the interface between authors, editors and institutions', Riga Technical University 56th International Scientific Conference, Latvia. 14-16 October 2015 

'A journey through the publication ethics landscape', Workshop on research integrity, Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Germany. 20 July 2015 [Download presentation, PDF 3.6MB]


'What you need to know about publication ethics', European Graduate School in Addiction Research, Dresden, Germany 2014

'Publication ethics workshop', 12th European Association of Science Editors conference, Split, Croatia 13-15 June 2014 


'Publication ethics workshop', European Association of Science Editors (EASE) and International Society for Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE) joint meeting, Blankenberge, Belgium. 23-24 September 2013 

'How to COPE: ethical publishing under pressure', Riga Technical University 54th International Scientific Conference, Latvia 2013