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About PLOS OpensThe PLOS Opens blog provides news and views on the ongoing transformation of research communication. We talk about open access, policy, and approaches to open research. Posts will cover evidence and data, opinions and critical analysis from the PLOS Advocacy Team, other PLOS staff and invited guests.
The PLOS Advocacy Team
Catriona MacCallum studied evolutionary biology at Edinburgh. She joined PLOS in July 2003 as a launch editor of PLOS Biology and was also involved in the development of the Community Journals and PLOS ONE. As part of the advocacy team, she focuses on EU policy. She is also a Consulting Editor on PLOS ONE and a member of the Board of OASPA. On Twitter @catmacOA
Cameron Neylon is a biophysicist who has always worked in interdisciplinary areas and has become a dedicated advocate of open research practice and improved data management. As PLOS Advocacy Director, he plays a key role in shaping the organization's Open Access organizing, educational and outreach activities. As a respected leader in the Open Access movement, he participates in legislative and policy initiatives around the world. Cameron joined PLOS in 2012. On Twitter @CameronNeylon
Donna Okubo joined PLOS in late 2004 and has more than 15 years of non-profit membership and fundraising management experience. As a part of the Advocacy team, she coordinates educational and outreach activities and legislative initiatives with individuals and organizations across the broad Open Access community.