Neil obtained his Ph.D. from Imperial College London and completed several post-doctoral research positions in inflammatory bowel disease at Queen Mary University of London before successfully competing for a Medical Research Council Fellowship to establish his own group. Neil helped found Insight in 2009 and now uses his experience of preparing high- level research literature and funding applications to assist others with achieving success across multiple fields including gut biology, intestinal immunology and proteomics.
Kerry undertook her Ph.D. in veterinary immunology at King’s College London, following several years working in industry. Kerry then spent 6 years as a postdoctoral scientist at King's College London before winning an Independent Research Fellowship at the University of Oxford. Alongside, Kerry undertook formal editorial training and has been working at Insight since 2015. She has authored and now edits high-impact publications across immunology, oncology, virology and diabetes, and is an experienced grant writer.
Alice’s research background is in animal cognition, working at Queen Mary University of London. She joined Insight in 2018 following a position as Deputy Managing Editor at Spandidos Publications (London), where she worked on a leading Oncology journal, developing strong English language and substantive editing experience. Alice also has a keen interest in statistical analysis and its application to research publication.
Alexandra’s editing career began in 2002, following her scientific training in Zoology. She has experience editing biology textbooks as well as ten years spent working for Nature Publishing Group (now Springer Nature) where she editorial positions on both primary research and reviews journals focusing on clinical oncology, cardiovascular medicine and cardiology. Alexandra joined Insight in 2019.
Jessica achieved her D.Phil. in neurobehavioural genetics from the University of Oxford before undertaking a post-doctoral research position with the Medical Research Council. She then moved into scientific publishing, first working at Spandidos Publications (London) and then moving to Nature Publishing Group (London). Jessica has attended numerous international conferences as a researcher, commissioning editor and a lecturer and has provided seminars and workshops on scientific writing to international students. Jessica joined Insight in 2016 and was made Partner in 2019.
Lucy completed her D.Phil. in immunology at the University of Oxford, and continued her post-doctoral research into exotic infections at the Singapore Immunology Network. Following her editorial training and freelance experience, Lucy founded Insight in 2009 and has since successfully assisted authors in publishing articles and books across diverse scientific fields including oncology, virology, immunology, genetics and embryology. She has spoken at international conferences and delivered effective writing training to scientists from around the globe.
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