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Peer Review Week 2020

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While the significance of peer review itself cannot be contested, the fact remains that there are critical challenges around peer review. These challenges could hamper…
Peer review: A bird's eye view
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Valeria Mazzon is the Chief Executive Officer of ReviewerCredits. Valeria has over 20 years’ experience in the Marketing & Communication sector, most of which in the…
ReviewerCredits: Bringing about positive disruption in scholarly publishing
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In some cases it may be challenging to remain patient if the review process is delayed, and critical comments may be disappointing after the substantial effort invested…
Trust in peer review: 5 Researchers share their experiences
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I must admit that as a young academic, receiving a decision from a journal stirs up some strong emotions. With trembling hands I read the editor’s decision: Major…
How the Monster Jury helped me deal with peer review better
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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…
How can authors and reviewers rebuild trust in peer review? By making ethical, informed choices
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Each time I agree to review, I remember that first time, feeling like a scholarly impostor. Instead of letting it slow me down, I use it to shape my goals as a reviewer.
Overcoming impostor phenomenon as a peer reviewer
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Most researchers gain experience as a peer reviewer when they start reviewing papers themselves. The quality of peer review can have an impact of the trust that journal…
Can peer review training foster trust in the research process?
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Trust is at play at various touchpoints of interactions among editors, researchers, and reviewers. Therefore, this is also where there is a potential for trust to be…
Is the trust in peer review broken? A holistic look from the author's, reviewer's and editor's perspectives
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As we discuss trust in this year’s Peer Review Week, our expert Christopher Leonard explains how AI is being used to aid human decision making, and how this, in turn,…
This is how AI will speed up peer reviews
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As the world comes together for Peer Review Week, we look at the benefits and challenges of preprints, and whether its growing popularity is eroding trust in peer review…