Research Preprints is a forum to discuss issues around the use of preprints in academic research. The aim is to present viewpoints from a variety of stakeholders and different points of view.

The site was set up in February 2017 by Martyn Rittman. He is Chief Production Editor at MDPI and Director of Preprints.org. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Warwick in physical chemistry.