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Becoming a Peer Reviewer

Do you aspire to become a peer reviewer? Reviewing scientific literature can help you develop your writing and communication skills. Moreover, you will be able to keep…
 How to become a peer reviewer: 6 Tips for early career researchers
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In the pursuit of success in academia, early career researchers look out for opportunities to showcase their skills. One way to do this is by peer reviewing. How can…
Discussions about peer review usually revolve around incentivizing peer review, acknowledging reviewers, and making their contribution count. But isn’t being a peer…
Is being a peer reviewer a kind of recognition in itself?
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Peer reviewing a scientific manuscript can be a difficult task for first time reviewers. This article lists the main responsibilities of a peer reviewer, explains how a…
Tips for first time peer reviewers: Reviewing a scientific manuscript responsibly
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As researchers publish more papers, their credibility as authors builds up, and they start getting invitations from editors to review papers. However, authors receiving…
Most authors find it difficult to handle peer reviewer comments. On the other hand, they find it equally difficult to step into the shoes of reviewers themselves. This…
Journal editors face various challenges while appointing reviewers. This post discusses these challenges and how editors deal with them. 
Peer reviewers are supposed to be the gatekeepers of science, but unfortunately, sometimes peer reviewers are also guilty of misconduct. This case study tracks an…