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Thank you and farewell to Council Members

We say a fond farewell to our Council Members who have reached the end of their term with COPE and we would like to thank them for all the work they have done over the past few years.

Between them, they have been involved in: leadership roles within COPE; developing guidance; speaking at events across the globe; translating resources; raising the profile of publication ethics in their communities; voices in the direction, development and discussion of COPE guidance and advice. Our thanks for their wisdom, insight and the huge amount of work they have contributed voluntarily.

Alison Taylor - Director, Editorial Development at The Optical Society, USA

Behrooz Astaneh - Editor-in-Chief of the Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences, Iran


Iria del Río - Editorial Director of Revista Española de Cardiología, the official journal of the Spanish Society of Cardiology, Spain


Jason Hu - joined COPE while at ORCID, China. Now at Taylor & Francis

Mirjam Curno - Editorial Office Manager at Frontiers, Switzerland

Vivienne Bachelet - founder and editor-in-chief of Medwave, Chile