Since 2015, INLEXIO has provided independent advice and services related to research communication and scholarly publishing within three main segments: editing, content, and publishing.

We have helped clients develop their journals, optimise their operations, switch to Open Access, launch new titles, find new publishing partners, and improve their financial position. We’ve helped researchers and their organisations to communicate their work clearly to their target audiences.

INLEXIO has worked with learned societies, research institutes, industry organisations and individuals around the world – from Asia and Australia to Europe and North America.

Read some of our clients’ testimonials.


INLEXIO’s co-founders, Dr Dugald McGlashan and Dr Caroline Hadley, both have broad experience in scholarly publishing gained from decades in the academic, government and private sectors.

Dr Dugald McGlashan

DM2Dugald leads INLEXIO’s publishing consulting services. He has worked in the scholarly publishing industry for over 20 years as a journal Editor and Publisher.

Dugald has had roles at Nature Publishing Group (NPG), Springer and CSIRO Publishing. At NPG, Dugald developed, acquired and built a large portfolio of academic journals across a broad range of subjects. His work on the editorial foundations and business models of Light: Science & Applications and NPG Asia Materials was instrumental to the development of the Nature Partner Journals (npj) program.

Dugald’s areas of expertise include journal strategy and operations, journal launches, business models, metrics, society publishing, open access and copyright . He has in-depth knowledge of the international publishing landscape and is a member of the OA Switchboard Advisory Group.

Dugald has a PhD from Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia) and has postdoctoral experience at CNRS (Roscoff, France).

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Dr Caroline Hadley

CHCaroline is responsible for INLEXIO’s editing and content services. She has more than 15 years’ experience in editing, writing and publishing.

As an editor on EMBO Reports, a journal of the European Molecular Biology Organization, Caroline wrote, edited and commissioned articles on the links between science and society. Her publishing experience was strengthened through roles at Nature Publishing Group and CSIRO Publishing.

Using her expertise in research communication, Caroline helps INLEXIO’s clients to define their target audience and refine their messaging. She writes a broad range of article types – from research summaries and case studies to reports and white papers. As an Institute of Professional Editors Accredited Editor, Caroline provides copyediting, developmental editing and proofreading services. She serves as a member of the St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC).

Caroline has a PhD from the University of Warwick (UK) and post-doctoral experience at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (Heidelberg, Germany).

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