Sarah Richardson is to become the fifth editor of Research Fortnight, replacing Ehsan Masood.
Richardson, the editor of Building magazine, will take up her role at Research Fortnight on 30 October.
“I am delighted to become the fifth editor of Research Fortnight,” she said. “The policy environment for research in the UK is critically important for future economic and societal development. I look forward to working with the team at Research Fortnight to build on their strong reputation for providing insight and analysis to the research community, and ensuring the publication’s coverage of this hugely significant area achieves the highest possible impact.”