Nature Research

Nature Research is a company that publishes journals, databases, and online products and services. It specializes in the life, physical, and applied sciences, as well as clinical medicine areas. The company publishes such journals as Communications Biology, Communications Chemistry, and Communications Physics, as well as reviews, critical comments, news, and analysis.

TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanySpringer Nature
HQLondon, GB
Founded1869
Websitenature.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Nature Research was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Key People/Management at Nature Research

Magdalena Skipper

Magdalena Skipper

Editor in Chief, London
Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes

Vice President, Publishing
Ritu Dhand

Ritu Dhand

Vice President Editorial Nature Journals
Helen Pearson

Helen Pearson

Chief Magazine Editor, London
Francesca Cesari

Francesca Cesari

Chief Biological Sciences Editor, London
Karl Ziemelis

Karl Ziemelis

Chief Physical Sciences Editor, London
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Nature Research Office Locations

Nature Research has offices in London, New York, Washington, Shanghai and in 4 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
The Campus, 4 Crinan St
Shanghai, CN
10, 989 Changle Rd, Xuhui Qu
Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine, FR
Moulin de Malicorne
Berlin, DE
Heidelberger Pl.3
München, DE
Aschauer Str. 30
Tokyo, JP
Shiroyama Trust Tower 5F 4-3-1 Toranomon Minato-Ku
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Nature Research Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1869
Nature Research is a subsidiary of Springer Nature

Nature Research Revenue

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Nature Research's revenue was reported to be £376.18 m in FY, 2018
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

233.8m255.9m275.4m351.5m376.2m

Cost of goods sold

44.9m41.4m42.3m48.1m39.3m

Gross profit

188.8m214.5m233.1m303.4m336.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

81%84%85%86%90%
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

14.8m8.9m2.7m3.6m2.8m

Accounts Receivable

104.7m82.1m60.5m37.3m22.7m

Inventories

23.1m15.8m13.8m9.4m6.9m

Current Assets

408.9m368.3m384.7m442.1m418.1m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

(15.9m)13.0m14.9m(110.7m)32.9m

Cash From Investing Activities

68.1m147.4m(16.1m)167.1m(18.3m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(62.1m)(166.2m)(5.1m)(55.4m)(15.4m)

Net Change in Cash

(9.9m)(5.8m)(6.3m)971.0k(853.0k)
GBPFY, 2014

Financial Leverage

8.5 x
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Nature Research Operating Metrics

Sep, 2019

Offices

5
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Nature Research Cybersecurity Score

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73/100

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Nature Research Online and Social Media Presence

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Nature Research News and Updates

2020 Nature Research Award: Iranian Computational Geneticist Traces The History Of Human Evolution

Samira Asgari, a researcher at Harvard Medical School, wins this year's Nature Research Award for Inspiring & Innovating Science for her work on human genetic diversity.

Nature Research Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Nature Research founded?

    Nature Research was founded in 1869.

  • Who are Nature Research key executives?

    Nature Research's key executives are Magdalena Skipper, Richard Hughes and Ritu Dhand.

  • How many employees does Nature Research have?

    Nature Research has 616 employees.

  • What is Nature Research revenue?

    Latest Nature Research annual revenue is £376.2 m.

  • What is Nature Research revenue per employee?

    Latest Nature Research revenue per employee is £610.7 k.

  • Who are Nature Research competitors?

    Competitors of Nature Research include SAGE Publishing, Taylor & Francis and MDPI.

  • Where is Nature Research headquarters?

    Nature Research headquarters is located at The Campus, 4 Crinan St, London.

  • Where are Nature Research offices?

    Nature Research has offices in London, New York, Washington, Shanghai and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nature Research have?

    Nature Research has 8 offices.