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Welcome to Journal: European Science Editing


About the journal

European Science Editing (ESE) is the official journal of the European Association of Science Editors (EASE). ESE is published quarterly and is peer-reviewed. The Chief Editor is Ksenija Baždarić.

Aims and scope

ESE publishes articles covering all aspects of scientific editing and publishing.  It includes research articles, meeting reports, essays and viewpoints, book and website reviews, as well as highlighting events, resources and publications of interest to members. An informative and entertaining read, it helps editors keep up to date with major issues that are relevant to them (latest issue below or in Journal archive).

ESE is published quarterly, and digital and print versions are free to all EASE members. The current paper copy is sent out by post and digital copies of current and past issues are held in the Journal Archive , the old archive of the journal is available at: ).

Past issues of the Journal (from February 2003) are made freely available 6 months after print publication. Sample copies may be requested from the Secretary.


ESE is indexed in Scopus and in other databases.


Latest issue: 44(1) February 2018



2 – 3

Original articles

Where can early career researchers learn how to peer review a scientific paper?

Mariana Pinto da Costa, José Oliveira, Jibril Abdulmalik


4 – 7


8 – 10

10 – 13


Obituary – Pehr Henrik Enckell

Linus Svensson, Petter Oscarson


Book reviews


This Site I Like


My Life as an Editor

17 – 18

EASE-Forum Digest


News Notes

News notes

John Hilton

20 – 21

The Editor’s Bookshelf

The editor’s bookshelf

Anna Maria Rossi

22 – 23


ARRIVE guidelines

KLLM Dittrich, JFTM van Dijck, EJ Kuipers