About us

Editage, a division of Cactus Communications, was founded in April 2002. Editage is a leading provider of specialist English-language and scientific communication solutions to authors, journals, publishers, and corporations worldwide.

At CACTUS, in everything we do, we want to accelerate the development of global scientific research, by helping science break through the confines of geography and language. To this end, we partner with scientific, academic, and pharmaceutical communities worldwide and leverage the expertise of 1400+ professionals to create compelling, high-quality scientific communications.

Oct, 2014

Editage adds Altmetrics to Intelligent CV

Editage announces the integration of data from Altmetric LLP into Intelligent CV (ICV). ICV is the newest product from Editage that allows researchers to build and manage their publication record and professional profile online.

With the integration of Altmetric data into ICV, researchers can now show the most comprehensive and latest alternative metrics data related to their publications in their online profiles. This development marks a crucial step in the efforts of Editage to provide a unique platform for researchers to promote an up-to-date profile of their professional Read More

Sep, 2014

ORCID identifiers integrated with Editage’s Intelligent CV

Editage is pleased to announce the integration of ORCID identifiers in Intelligent CV (ICV), the newest tool in its product suite that lets authors build and manage their online publication records and professional profiles.

With the integration of ORCID identifiers, researchers can easily populate their ICV profile by linking it to their ORCID record.  Moreover, any updates to their ORCID record will automatically reflect in their ICV profile. Researchers who have embedded their ICV profile on a web page, such as their university Read More

Editage conducts English writing workshop for China’s largest STME publishers

On September 3, 2014, Editage conducted a full-day workshop on scientific writing and editing for over 70 professional English editors in China. The workshop was organized by Science Press and Science China Press (China’s largest STME publishers).

The full-day workshop was hosted by Dr. Shengli Ren (Editor-in-Chief, Science China Press) and was conducted by John McDonald from Editage. John covered a broad range of topics, from basic skills in English paper writing to the structure of a scientific paper. He also shared the latest research trends and engaged participants Read More

May, 2014

Editage makes public its ethical research and publication policy

Editage, a leading provider of editorial and publication support services for the global research community, has announced its commitment to ethical publication practices through the release of the Editage Ethical Research and Publication Policy. The comprehensive policy, effective in its entirety from May 2014, will be accessible to researchers globally across all Editage-branded websites.

In recent years, a growing researcher population and increasing pressure to get published have expanded the scope for ethical misconduct in the academic community. While some of Read More

Jan, 2014

Customized training for researchers in Korea

As part of the Editage initiative to empower authors with knowledge about best publication practices, Editage organized customized training sessions for five research groups from Konkuk University, Seoul, between January 14 and 16, 2014. These sessions were conducted by Mr. Sarosh Syed (Managing editor, Editage) and were titled “Understanding Language Nuances with an Editor.” They were aimed at helping authors build an understanding of how language should be used while preparing a manuscript. In these sessions, Mr. Read More

Editage–Elsevier researcher training seminars in Japan

Editage, in association with Elsevier, conducted a series of seminars on ethical issues in publication at Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and Keio Universities in Japan. The seminars were conducted by Arnout Jacobs (Elsevier) and Elizabeth Wager (Editage) in January 2014 and covered a wide range of issues related to publication ethics.

During the seminar sessions, Arnout and Elizabeth discussed a range of topics including focus areas in research writing; common mistakes made by authors when planning, conducting, and writing research Read More

Editage workshop series in Korea

In January 2014, Editage organized a series of workshops for researchers and journal editors at various locations in Korea. The workshops were conducted by experienced Editage trainer Elizabeth Wager and were attended by over 200 researchers and journal editors. Through these training workshops, Elizabeth covered topics that are relevant to researchers as well as journal editors.

The workshop Understanding peer review to increase your chances of acceptance was a practical 3-hour seminar for researchers. In this Read More

Editage congratulates its freshly minted BELS-certified editors

At Editage, we believe in staffing only the best editors and in ensuring that those who do join us receive ample training and update their skills regularly. So we’re very pleased to announce that in a successful outcome of the recent BELS exam, our team now has 13 additional BELS-certified editors. This milestone now raises the total count of Editage-associated editors who have the prestigious certification to a whopping 87!   

The Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS) is a US-based organization that conducts examinations resulting in a professional Read More

Nov, 2013

Editage workshop for researchers in Turkey

A workshop on “Writing and Presenting Research” conducted by Editage on the 25th and 26th of November 2013 at Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Turkey, was a remarkable success. The workshop sought to illustrate some of the best practices that could be observed in order to write an effective research manuscript or make a persuasive presentation.

Ravi Murugesan—experienced communicator, trainer, and published author—conducted the workshop, which was attended by over 400 graduate Read More

CACTUS / Editage Launches New Resource Portal for the Research Publication Industry

Editage, has launched Editage Insights—Resources for Authors and Journals, a comprehensive learning and knowledge-sharing portal for academics, researchers, journals, and research publication professionals.

Editage has been guiding authors on the fundamentals of publishing in English-language journals through short tutorials and a Q&A section. The new learning portal now aims to expand this knowledge support and become a one-stop resource on various aspects of journal publication and academic writing. It Read More