The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experience in science communication and editing.

Russian Regional Chapter

The Russian chapter of EASE was formed at the end of 2012 after meetings in Moscow between representatives of the Russian scientific journals: Journal of Economy and Entrepreneurship, Journal of International Scientific Research, Journal of Reputiology.

The Secretary of the Russian chapter is Dr. Sergey V Gorin, a Doctor of Economics and Professor who is Chief Editor of the Journal of Economy and Entrepreneurship.  Dr Gorin has been a member of EASE since 2009 and has been the driving force behind the formation of the Russian chapter.

Strategy

  1. To facilitate interaction among science editors within Russia.
  2. To organize a general regional conference, possibly annually.
  3. To promote awareness and use within Russia of the EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles to be published in English.
  4. To organize thematic meetings with editors of scientific journals published in Russia.
  5. To promote awareness and use within Russia of the EASE Science Editors’ Handbook.

Achievements

  1. Russian translation of EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles to be published in English (updated August 2015).
  2. Russian Regional Chapter Seminar on 20th May 2013.
  3. First seminar on science communication, Moscow, 25 March 2014.
  4. Second Russian  (Eurasian) seminar on science communication, Moscow, 04 December 2014.
  5. In December 2014 meetings and discussions with representatives of universities (Russia, Azerbaijan) took place.
  6. In February 2015 meetings and discussions with representatives of Russian journals took place.
  7. Sergey V Gorin, Igor Yu Sklyarov, Elena I Kostyukova Current state of science editing and publishing in Russia //  European Science Editing November 2013; 39(4): 87-89
  8. Sergey V Gorin,  Anna M Koroleva,  Nadezda A Ovcharenko The Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI) as a new trend in scientific editing and publishing in Russia //  European Science Editing 2016; 42(3): 60-62

Planned activities

  1. Distribute the Russian version of EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators (pdf)
  2. Promote the EASE Science Editors’ Handbook within Russia
  3. Distribute information about the opening of the Regional Chapter in scientific journals and on the Internet
  4. Prepare an article for European Science Editing on scientific editing in Russia
  5. Organize meetings with representatives of universities
  6. Organize meetings with representatives of Russian science journals

Contact

Sergey Gorin

Sergey V. Gorin

Box 562, Moscow, Russia, 119619

Tel./Fax. +7 (499) 502-10-04

Email: sergey.v.gorin@gmail.com

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