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Journal Submission & Peer Review

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I am in conversation with Pippa Smart on the role editors can play in fostering diversity and inclusion in peer review. Pippa is an independent research communication…
"I highly recommend to all editors that they actively seek to diversify their reviewer pools." - Pippa Smart, Editor-in-Chief, Learned Publishing
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As an Editage Insights reader, I’m sure you’re aware that the theme of Peer Review Week 2021 is Identity in Peer Review. Considering the relevance of topic in the…
We asked researchers whether an author's identity influences perceptions about their work
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The proportion of authors from non-traditional research-producing countries has substantially increased in the past few years, but the increase in proportion of peer…
Why do we need regional diversity in peer review?
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Dealing with negative peer reviewer comments can be a tough experience, and if the comments are harsh, they can be even more dispiriting. This article will help you…
A pinch of salt, a dash of humor, and a generous topping of solidarity: Recipe for dealing with harsh peer review comments
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To start Peer Review Week 2021 on an exciting note, we decided to kick off Day 1 by reaching out to members of the scholarly publishing community who’ve been kind enough…
In this post, we will be talking about a few cases of rejection we’ve seen on the Editage Insights Q&A forum, how guidance by Editage senior editors helped them…
As the year closes, have a look at the top questions researchers had around manuscript submission guidelines and our responses to them
This article explores how authors and reviewers can make a difference to the quality of peer review by making the right choices, maintaining integrity, and having their…
The words “published in a peer reviewed journal” are sometimes considered as the gold standard in science. But any professional scientist will tell you that the fact an…
Academic review process was different in Einstein’s time. In his brilliant career, the only time his work was subjected to blind peer review – the authors don’t know the…