Hurry! Registrations open till
23rd September 7 AM UTC

Days

Why you should register?

  • To understand and explore the role that peer review plays in maintaining research integrity through diverse angles
  • To participate in live panel discussions with global industry experts, including peer reviewers, journal editors, and publishers
  • To claim your special Peer Review Week hamper which includes webinar recordings, curated resources, and exclusive downloadable handbooks and guides
  • To expand your network and connect with global academics by exchanging perspectives and personal stories around peer review

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Community Partner

This year’s event is powered by Editage and Researcher.Life and it is precisely this that makes the event bigger and better than ever before! We have two thought leaders in our midst who have been involved in the event this year from the ideation stage itself!

Jayashree Rajagopalan
Jayashree Rajagopalan
who drives the Author Community team at Editage is the co-chair of this year’s Peer Review Week
Sneha Kulkarni
Sneha Kulkarni
the Editor-in-Chief of Editage Insights is part of the steering committee for Peer Review Week for the second time in a row!

This means deeper conversations, insightful discussions and more all come to you first! The theme coverage is holistic and we will bring you various perspectives and opinions to mull over.

We hope you will join us in this pivotal discussion!

survey-on-research
Take the survey on research integrity in peer review
In light of Peer Review Week this year, for the first time ever, we
release the survey on research integrity in peer review.
  • Share your views on the different threats to research integrity and the role of peer review in flagging and addressing them effectively
  • Help journal editors, publishers, research organizations, etc. understand researcher views on this topic
  • Share ideas on how peer review can be improved to better tackle breach of research and publication ethics

Research Integrity and Peer Review

A rich discourse on the role of peer review in upholding research integrity

19th

September

Podcast

The research integrity conversation with Jigisha Patel: How journals and publishers can build sustainable peer review processes to foster research integrity

Description:

Have you ever met a research integrity specialist? In this episode of the All Things Scicomm podcast, Jigisha Patel, an independent research integrity consultant and former journal editor, talks about common challenges related to research integrity, how peer review is important for maintaining research integrity, and what journals, publishers, and other stakeholders can do to publish robust and credible research.

Time:

3.00 am UTC/ 11.00 pm ET

Speakers:

  • Jigisha Patel – Independent research integrity consultant, former journal editor
  • Nikesh Gosalia – Senior Vice President, Global Academic and Publisher Relations, Cactus Communications
  • Jayashree Rajagopalan – Author Community Lead, Cactus Communications & Co-Chair, Peer Review Week 2022

19th

September

Panel discussion

Perspectives from the academic trio: A deep dive into research integrity issues and challenges faced by authors, editors, and reviewers

Description:

Get ready for a conversation between a former researcher and a research integrity specialist. The panelists will talk about different types of research integrity issues observed by editors and reviewers, specific challenges authors face, and what happens when issues are identified after a paper has been published.

Time:

1.00 pm UTC/9.00 am ET

Speakers:

  • Elisabeth Bik – Independent science integrity volunteer and consultant
  • Christopher Leonard – Director, Product and Strategy, Cactus Communications
  • Michael Streeter – Director of Research Integrity & Publication Ethics, Wiley

21st

September

Panel discussion

Your golden ticket to the author, reviewer, and journal editor’s mind—experiences, stories, and more

Description:

Often, we forget to shine the light on the people behind complex publishing processes. Join this conversation to know what REALLY goes on in an author, reviewer, and journal editor’s mind while dealing with peer review. Through this session, we hope to exchange experiences and reveal the personal, emotional, and HUMAN side of navigating the peer review process.

Time:

1.00 pm UTC/9.00 am ET

Speakers:

  • Erin Owens – Professor, Access Services Coordinator & Scholarly Communications Librarian, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Texas
  • Adriana Bankston – Principal legislative analyst, University of California Federal Governmental Relations and Chief Executive Officer & Managing Publisher of the Journal of Science Policy & Governance
  • Andrea Hayward (Moderator) – Community Manager, Cactus Communications

22nd

September

Live AMA on ScienceNet blog in China

Get the global perspective from peer reviewers and industry experts: A live Q&A chat

Description:

If you had an opportunity to meet peer reviewers, what would you talk to them about? In this live Ask-Me-Anything session on ScienceNet, you will get a chance to ask experienced reviewers and other industry experts any question about peer review. This will help you feel more prepared when dealing with the peer review stage and will help reviewers understand the specific challenges you face as an author.

Time:

7.00 am UTC/3.00 am ET

Panelists:

  • Michael Willis – Senior Manager, Researcher Advocate at Wiley
  • Mriganka Awati – Senior Writer, Cactus Communications
  • Jia Yang – Researcher Development & Outreach Manager I China, Taylor & Francis
  • Dr. Wajida Perveen – Physical Therapist, Associate Professor & Head of Physical Therapy Department at School of Allied Health sciences, CMH Lahore Medical College & Institute of Dentistry

23rd

September

Panel discussion

Discussing research integrity with the pillars of academia—the researcher, the reviewer, and the editor

Description:

Do authors, reviewers, and editors look at peer review differently? What do they expect from the process? What role does it play in maintaining research integrity? Join us as we get a researcher, reviewer, and journal editor to answer these and many other interesting questions about peer review. Let’s bring peer review out of the shadows!

Time:

10.30 am UTC/6.30 am ET

Speakers:

  • Sun Huh – Professor, Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Korea; President, Korean Council of Science editors.
  • Karishma Kaushik – Assistant Professor/Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellow, Department of Biotechnology, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
  • Thomas Agbaedeng – Novo Nordisk Research Fellow at the University of Oxford
  • Sneha Kulkarni – Editor-in-Chief, Editage Insights & Steering Committee Member, Peer Review Week 2022

Watch this space for updates. We'll also share details on email.

Testimonials

Frequently Asked Questions

Peer Review Week is an annual global event that brings together academics, researchers, and journal publishing professionals to discuss and celebrate peer review’s role in disseminating research. Each year, Peer Review Week is anchored around one theme, typically borne of current dialogs around the peer review process. This year’s theme is research integrity; you can read more about the theme here.
Several organizations and individuals from the scholarly publishing industry volunteer to organize Peer Review Week each year. The organizing committee includes publishers, journal editors, researchers, librarians, science communicators, research support and editing organizations, and scholarly publishing professionals from across the world. Editage from CACTUS has been a Peer Review Week organizing committee member since 2016, and continues to essay this role with pride for Peer Review Week 2022.
It’s simple! Just sign up to join us for the Peer Review Week event (September 19-23). With a single sign-up, you will be eligible to:
  • Receive updates along with a host of other resources and benefits
  • Attend free webinars and interact with experts as they share their views on peer review

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