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Editorial Advisory Board Profile:
Giles Newton, PhD
Head of Editorial at Wellcome Trust; Editor-in-Chief of Mosaic
Giles Newton PhD is the Editor-in-Chief of Mosaic and the Head of Editorial at the Wellcome Trust in London. He gained a BSc in Genetics and a PhD in molecular biology at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and now has more than 20 years’ experience in science publishing and communications. Before joining Wellcome, he was an editor at the scientific journal Current Biology, and has since worked as a writer, editor, and publisher. He was the founding Editor of Mosaic, which launched in 2014, publishing long-form science stories and using Creative Commons licenses to encourage their republishing and translation around the world.