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Time:10:30 am on April 18, 2018.

Site: Conference room 3,building 1.

:Anna Armstrong 《Nature 》 Senior Editor

Report title:Inside Nature


Editorial Experience

Senior Editor, Nature, SpringerNature - April 2016 to present

  • Handle research papers in the fields of ecology, environmental science and sustainability.

Senior Editor, Nature Geoscience, Macmillan Publishers - Aug 2010 to present

  • Oversaw publication of an Insight on marine biogeochemistry (http://www.nature.com/ngeo/insight/marine-cycles/index.html).
  • Commissioned and edited News and Views articles, Commentaries, Features and Reviews.
  • Wrote Editorials, Research Highlights, Picture Stories, Book, Film and Exhibition Reviews.
  • Managed the peer-review process for submissions in biogeochemistry and some climate science.

Associate Editor, Nature Geoscience, Macmillan Publishers - Apr 2008 to Jul 2010

  • Assembled and edited a print special issue on soils (http://www.nature.com/ngeo/focus/soils/index.html) and a web focus on arsenic in groundwater (http://www.nature.com/ngeo/focus/arsenic/index.html).
  • Commissioned and edited News and Views articles.
  • Wrote Research Highlights for Nature Geoscience and Nature Reports Climate Change.
  • Helped train the Chief Editor of Nature Climate Change and Associate Editors at Nature Climate Change and Nature Geoscience to handle manuscripts.
  • Managed over one quarter of submissions to the journal.

Research Experience

Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of York - Apr 2007 to Mar 2008

  • Developed techniques to assess the biochemical regulation of plant respiration at the Universities of York, UK, and Illinois, USA.
  • Peer-reviewed manuscripts for New Phytologist, Plant and Soil and Plant and Cell Physiology and copy-edited a special issue of Mammal Review.

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Australian National University - May 2006 to Apr 2007

  • Assessed changes in mitochondrial metabolism that allow plants to cope with life in the cold.
  • Published the findings in Plant, Cell and Environment.


PhD in Plant Biology, University of York - Oct 2001 to Sep 2005

  • Investigated the physiological and biochemical changes underpinning respiratory acclimation to the cold in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana; published the findings in plant journals.
  • Carried out research at Biosphere 2, Arizona, assessing the effects of elevated CO2 concentrations on above- and below-ground carbon fluxes in an experimental poplar forest.

BSc in Biology (First Class Honours), University of York - Oct 1998 to Jun 2001

  • Subjects included genetics, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, developmental biology, microbiology, plant biology, animal physiology and ecology.





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