Scientific Publishing Company

About Impact Science

If a researcher makes a discovery, and no one hears about it, can it truly improve human life? The strategic communication and amplification brand of Cactus Communications, Impact Science was conceived to provide author-centric bespoke services to enhance research impact throughout and beyond the project life cycle.

We use nuanced understanding of digital communication to aid publishers, journals, and learned societies with the repurposing and marketing of traditionally published scientific content to both niche and lay audiences. We combine our years of expertise in scientific publishing and allied services extended to researchers via our sister-brands such as Cactus Life Sciences, Editage, Editage Insights, PubSure, Kolabtree, Science Talks and Blank:a.

Our Vision

Our aim is to democratize ideas by empowering every researcher to connect with global audiences for real-world impact.

Our Culture

With a highly skilled team of communicators, visualizers, graphics designers, animators, web developers, and impact catalysts; we share a passion for all things research! It’s not uncommon to find us obsessing over the shape of bacteriophage, or deep in conversation about discoveries and innovations for a better world — All in a day’s work.

Our Mission

We are committed to helping researchers in their mission of reaching a multitude of stakeholders and presenting their work, effectively.

Our Team

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Abhishek Goel

Co-Founder and CEO

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Nikesh Gosalia

Director - Publisher & Academic Relations

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Harini Calamur

Head, Impact Science

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Makoto Yuasa

Business Development, Japan

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Donald Samulack

Business Development, USA

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Frank Xu

Business Development, China

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Basil D’souza

Business Development, Korea

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Christopher Leonard

Director, Product & Strategy, UK

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Ai Kano

Product and Strategy, Japan

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Iain Coleman

Research Engagement Manager, UK

KEY IMPACT SERVICES

How do we get young scientists to communicate science?

That it is time for scientists to move out of their ivory tower is sometimes seen as a reductive call to action. Yet as the topic of science communication emerges as a focal…

REF case studies: making the most of the extra page

When research impact was introduced as one of the assessment criteria for the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the main way universities were asked to…

Politics and policy: achieving research impact through Parliament

Of all the ways that research can turn into benefits for the wider world, one of the strongest and potentially furthest-reaching is when it transforms public policy.

Everything you need to know about REF 2021 in the UK

The 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) is fast approaching. It is a high-stakes game, in which senior academic leaders are deeply involved.

Discoverability is probably a bigger problem than paywalls

This is the first in a series of articles that discuss the various issues plaguing the discoverability of research worldwide. In the past year, “Open Access” has been..

Science communication through the ages: storytelling in science

Man has been telling stories about natural phenomena since time immemorial; we have been wondering about ourselves and the universe

Universities Who Trust Our Expertise

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Newer content formats have the potential to redefine both discoverability and impact

This post is the second in a series that talks about research discoverability. The first was on how research discoverability could potentially

The Science of Fried Rice, Mysterious New Giant Virus and other top research news of the week

In a recent study scientists have answered an all-important question that can change lives: how to make the best fried rice.

The best espresso, CRISPR therapy for cancer, social media vs. food habits, and other top research news of the week

It appears, from a new study, that commercial coffee makers have not been getting the best advice, when it comes to the recipe

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