Editage Insights is gearing up for Peer Review Week 2018 and we want you to join us!

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Peer Review 2018

The theme for Peer Review Week 2018 is diversity in peer review and includes an interesting range of topics within its scope – inclusion of early career researchers in peer review, gender bias in peer review, geographical distribution of reviewers, etc. Here’s a series of posts dedicated to this year’s event and theme. Don’t forget to catch the special series of contributions from researchers and industry professionals on the theme of diversity.

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Editage Insights is gearing up for Peer Review Week 2018 and we want you to join us!

As the Peer Review Week 2018 date draws closer (September 10 to 15), we can barely contain our excitement! Being staunch supporters and one of the organizing committee members of this event, we have planned several exciting activities throughout the week. And we want you to join us and get the best of this global event.

Here’s a sneak peek into some of the things that we have in store for you!

1. Get the best of Peer Review Week in your inbox

During the event this year, we will have access to the latest and most interesting discussions around peer review and I’d like to share these with you!

Curious? Let me explain.

During Peer Review Week, since the entire academic community will be abuzz with discussions across various platforms, it could get difficult for you to keep up with all the conversations. To make it easier for you, we’d like to send you daily updates with the most important information and developments from the event.

Sign up for our exclusive email updates during Peer Review Week and get the most important stories delivered directly to your inbox from September 10 – 14. Our daily emails will include:

  • Regular updates on the events we have planned during the week
  • Handpicked article of the day from our Editor-in-Chief
  • The latest and hottest discussions on peer review from around the web
  • A detailed report on Peer Review Week 2018 with exclusive insights and roundups


2. Register for two free, expert-led webinars


3. Get a special discount on our peer reviewer training course

Did you know that over 1000 researchers have already enrolled in our training course for new and existing peer reviewers? Register for the course during Peer Review Week to get a special discount ($200 $60). Note that the discount is valid only if you enroll between September 9 and 17 and use the discount code PEERREVIEWWEEK2018. Don’t miss this!

Curious? Take a quick look at the course first: Become a great peer reviewer!


4. Know more about a journal that appoints children as peer reviewers

As we’re talking about diversity and inclusion this year, what better way to celebrate the theme than to look at a journal diversifying its reviewer pool in a unique way! We are excited about our conversation with Emma Clayton who is Journal Manager at Frontiers for Young Minds, which appoints children as peer reviewers. Stay tuned for this interview which will be published during Peer Review Week.   


5. Get an insight into the personal views of industry professionals

Pulling out all stops, we’ll be sharing with you the thoughts of well-known industry professionals on this year’s theme. Stay tuned for our special series of articles during this week where we'll feature the views of different people on what diversity and inclusion in peer review mean to them.


The best way to be a part of this event every step of the way is to register for the daily updates now.

Do follow us on our Twitter handle @Editage so that you don’t miss any updates. You can also follow the hashtags #EditageInsights and #PeerRevWk18 on Twitter. Also, feel free to share Editage Insights’ peer review resources on your social media pages.

Follow our Peer Review Week 2018 series for some great views on diversity and inclusion in peer review.

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Published on: Aug 27, 2018

Sneha’s interest in the communication of research led her to her current role of developing and designing content for researchers and authors.
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