Stephanie Boughton is a Research Integrity Manager in the Springer Nature Research Integrity Group where she manages a team of Research Integrity Advisers. The team provides support and advice to in-house staff and external Editors across Springer Nature on dealing with publication ethics issues and ensuring adherence to editorial best practice and standards in peer review.
Stephanie has a degree in Medicine from Brighton and Sussex Medical School and previously worked in hospital clinical practice as a junior doctor. She joined BioMed Central in 2010 as Deputy Medical Editor and later became Medical Editor in BioMed Central’s Research Integrity Group before joining the newly formed Springer Nature Research Integrity Group.
Stephanie has conducted research and participated in many events relating to peer review, research integrity and publication ethics and has also developed guidelines for editors on dealing with cases of text recycling in conjunction with COPE.
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