Lauren Flintoft

Lauren Flintoft is a Research Integrity Officer at the Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing, and is responsible for helping manage the growth of the ethics case load, identifying and implementing preventative measures, supporting projects across the business to ensure compliance with industry guidelines and manages IOPP’s plagiarism software. Her role covers IOPP’s full subject portfolio and spans across journals, eBooks and conference series.

She started her career at Emerald Publishing in their legal team as a Rights Executive. In this role, she advised on areas including research integrity, copyright, licensing, permissions and corrections.

She is currently a Chair of the Crossref Similarity Check working group and ISMTE’s Education and Standards Committee. Lauren is committed to improving key stakeholders understanding of research integrity, and to ensure Publisher’s act responsibly. She graduated from the University of Hull with a BA in History, and the University of Leeds with an MA in Modern History.