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The final event of the Peer Review Week 2022 celebrations (Sep 19-23), powered by Editage and Researcher.Life,  was a panel discussion titled “Discussing research…
Highlights from Peer Review Week 2022 Session 3: Discussing research integrity with the pillars of academia – the researcher, the reviewer, and the editor
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The academic community is actively trying out new models, signaling hope and change in the way peer review is conducted. This article lists some of the initiatives and…
What’s new in peer review? Initiatives by the academic community
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We kicked off the Peer Review Week 2022 celebrations (Sep 19-23), powered by Editage and Researcher.Life, with an exciting panel discussion: “Perspectives from the…
Highlights from Peer Review Week 2022 Day 1: Perspectives on research integrity shared by Elizabeth Bik and Mike Streeter
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The 9th International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication (Peer Review Congress) began and ended on a thought-provoking note. The article covers some…
Highlights and updates from the 9th Peer Review Congress: An insider's perspective
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On August 25, 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) of the US released a memorandum titled “Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access…
The Agreement on Reforming Research Assessment offers a path towards changing the current narrow criteria used to assess research, researchers, and research…
It is no secret that academia has a dark, expansive history of bullying. Over the past few years, a growing body of evidence has suggested an alarming rate of bullying…
The 7th World Conference on Research Integrity, held in May–June 2022 in Cape Town, focused on issues surrounding ethics in collaboration between researchers in the…
The ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict has greatly affected research and researchers in both countries. This post summarizes the challenges and precipitating factors as…
On June 24, 2022, the US Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, which had protected a woman’s right to have an abortion, and allowed individual states…