Talk:WikiJournal of Science/Editors

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This is a page to discuss the proposed current applications to join the editorial board or as an associate editor of the WikiJournal of Science.
To see open applications across all WikiJournals, see this page.

New applications should be made below. Please see the relevant bylaws, ethics requirements for editorial board members, and ethics requirements for associate editors for eligibility, powers, duties and voting.

Apply to the editorial Board

Apply to be an associate editor

As per the journal bylaws, an editorial board member or associate editor is elected after a majority vote, counting after 7 days of voting, by the following electorate:

  • Current editorial board members.
  • Peer reviewers who have completed at least one peer review of WikiJournal of Science.
  • Editors with at least 30 edits to WikiJournal of Science pages.
  • Not an individual voting for herself/himself.

After fulfillment of the above, any current editorial board member can execute the acceptance, by copy-pasting {{subst:WikiJournal accepted board member}} or {{subst:WikiJournal accepted associate editor}} underneath the votes.

Editorial board application of Gorla Praveen[edit]

Gorla Praveen Phd (Pursuing from July 2019), M.E (2017-2019) (website)
Areas of expertise: Telecommunications, Wireless Sensor Networks, IoT, Radar Engineering, Wireless Localization.

Relevant experience:

Professional - Junior Research Fellow (From July 2019)
Publishing - From, during my Masters I have been involved in setting up the first Preprint repository of India, The IndiaRxiv ( After one and half year of proposal to setup, including with scholarly and open access policies, IndiaRxiv is launched on 15th August 2019. Currently I am holding the Board member position as a steering committe member. Along the side, I am associated with Wiki Journal of Science ( as an Associate Editor since one year.

Apart from this, my experience include - Chief Editor for AIT Student Union Research Magazine, Special Study report on Object Detection using Wireless Signals, published articles on Observations and Proposed Guidelines for Institutional & Academic Development from Students Point of View, Organizer for Global Wireless Summit 2015

Open - Creative Commons Global Network Member, Program Committe member (also exclusively for Open Science Track)- Creative Commons Global Summit 2020, Open Access India, IndiaRxiv Steering committe member, Wikimedia, The Learning Documentation Project.

My previous application as an Associate Editor and for Editorial Board

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Science. Gorlapraveen123 (discusscontribs) 19:34, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

--Gorlapraveen123 (discusscontribs) 19:34, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

  • Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment it does not appear that you've been active in open source. Could you elaborate on your contributions to commons, wikipedia, etc? --mikeu talk 01:37, 31 January 2020 (UTC)

Editorial board application of Rosemary J Redfield[edit]

Rosemary J Redfield PhD (website)
Areas of expertise: microbiology, genetics, evolution

Relevant experience:

Professional - 30 years as faculty at UBC (research, teaching)
Publishing - Associate Editor (one of thousands) at PLOS One for years
Open - Some WikiEdu teaching, some page editing (e.g. Gene Transfer Agent)

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Science. Rosieredfield (discusscontribs) 00:54, 30 January 2020 (UTC)

  • Symbol support vote.svg Support has long term experience including in editing in a high ranking journal, numerous pubs from her google scholar search, based on some of those is clearly the instructive author. Cheers Scott Thomson (Faendalimas) talk 01:18, 31 January 2020 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support Welcome aboard! --Marshallsumter (discusscontribs) 01:38, 31 January 2020 (UTC)
  • Pictogram voting comment.svg Comment the resume link is broken. Could you update it to point to a current website? --mikeu talk 01:24, 31 January 2020 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support - Will be very useful to have additional microbiology expertise on board and experience with both PLOSOne and WikiEdu are both very relevant. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 05:22, 1 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support Welcome! --Saguaromelee (discusscontribs) 14:40, 3 February 2020 (UTC)