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    About us

    Established in 2014, Cardiff University Press (CardiffUP) is an online Open Access publisher of academic research. It is currently unique in operating the Diamond model of Open Access, where charges are made neither to authors nor to readers (‘free in, free out’), for journal publications. Its bywords are ‘Rigour, Diversity and Relevance’.

    Cardiff University Press publishes both academic journals and academic monographs, and is seeking to publish working paper series and other types of series in the future. All the journals have international editorial boards that include a connection to Cardiff University. The monographs include books, reports, conference proceedings and research outputs with non-traditional formats.

    We welcome proposals for new titles, or applications from editors wishing to transfer established publications to Cardiff University Press. If you have a proposal for a journal, monograph or series, please
    contact us.

    Vision

    To develop Cardiff University Press further as a high-impact, pioneering institutional publisher, committed to innovation and excellence in publishing, for the benefit of both academia and the wider external community.

    Mission

    To publish high-quality original academic research online at minimal or no cost and without making a profit, to ensure that the publications conform to Open Access principles, and to comply with funder and United Kingdom Research & Innovation (UKRI) mandates through Creative Commons licences.

    Aims

    Editorial Board

    The Editorial Board comprises Cardiff University academic staff with diverse, established experience of Open Access publishing, PhD student representatives from the University, and members of the University Library Service who manage Cardiff University Press’ operational aspects. 

    Officers

    Julie Browne, Co-Chair
    Senior Lecturer,
    School of Medicine, Cardiff University.

    Dr Hugh Griffiths, Co-Chair
    Lecturer,
    School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University.

    Alice Percival, Secretary
    Executive Officer of Cardiff University Press,
    University Library Service, Cardiff University.

    Members

    Dr Tilmann Altenberg
    Reader in Hispanic Studies,
    School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University.

    Prof Paul Bowman
    Professor of Cultural Studies,
    School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University.

    Dr Julian Brigstocke
    Senior Lecturer in Human Geography,
    School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University.

    Dr Andreas Buerki
    Senior Lecturer,
    School of English, Communication & Philosophy, Cardiff University.

    Dr Dylan Foster Evans
    Head,
    School of Welsh, Cardiff University.

    Prof Claire Gorrara
    Dean for Research and Innovation, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Professor of French Studies, School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University.

    Prof Ben Hannigan
    Professor of Mental Health Nursing,
    School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University.

    Dr Kate Liddiard
    Research Associate,
    School of Medicine, Cardiff University.

    Dr Ian Rapley
    Lecturer in East Asian History,
    School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University.

    Helen Sharp
    Scholarly Publications Specialist,
    University Library Service, Cardiff University.

    Tracey Stanley
    Director of
    Cardiff University Libraries and University Librarian.

    Ruth Thornton
    Head of Academic Engagement,
    University Library Service, Cardiff University.

    Dr Thomas Woolley
    Senior Lecturer,
    School of Mathematics, Cardiff University.

    Student representatives

    Arwa Al-Mubaddel
    PhD student, School of English, Communication & Philosophy, Cardiff University.

    Elin Arfon
    PhD student, School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University.

    Angharad Elwyn Jones
    PhD student,
    School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University.

    Monograph Commissioning Panel

    The Monograph Commissioning Panel is a sub-group of the Editorial Board, with one additional Cardiff University academic staff member who is not a member of the Board.

    Officers

    Dr Tilmann Altenberg, Co-Chair
    Reader in Hispanic Studies,
    School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University.

    Dr Julian Brigstocke, Co-Chair
    Senior Lecturer in Human Geography,
    School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University.

    Alice Percival, Secretary
    Executive Officer of Cardiff University Press,
    University Library Service, Cardiff University.

    Members

    Julie Browne
    Senior Lecturer,
    School of Medicine, Cardiff University.

    Dr Hugh Griffiths
    Lecturer,
    School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University.

    Prof Ben Hannigan
    Professor of Mental Health Nursing,
    School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University.

    Prof Mark Llewellyn
    Professor of English Literature,
    School of English, Communication & Philosophy, Cardiff University.

    Dr Fernando Loizides
    Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University.

    Student representative

    Elin Arfon
    PhD student, School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University.