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Submission and Peer Review
China is emerging as one of the leaders in global scientific output and research. But what about the current quality of Chinese journals and is it related to a difference between how China and the...
Submission and Peer Review
Discussions about peer review usually revolve around incentivizing peer review, acknowledging reviewers, and making their contribution count. But isn’t being a peer reviewer a form of recognition in...
Submission and Peer Review
This article explains how to conduct peer review of a scientific manuscript and write a review report
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 reviewer can evaluate a...
Submission and Peer Review
As the volume of publishing is increasing, journal editors are finding it increasingly difficult to appoint reviewers as many refuse review requests. What are the reasons behind this refusal apart...
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Overview of Taylor & Francis report
Peer review is considered by most scholars to be a reliable method of evaluating research qualitatively. But what are the perspectives of authors, peer reivewers, and journal editors on peer review?...
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John Butler-Adam is the Editor-in-Chief of the South African Journal of Science, the second oldest journal in South Africa. He serves as a consultant to the University of Pretoria. He has worked with the Ford Foundation as the South African Program Officer for Post School and Higher Education; with the Eastern Seaboard Association of Tertiary Institutions as Chief Executive Officer; with the University of Durban-Westville as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic); and with Institute for Social and Economic Research, UDW, as Director. He earned a PhD in Geography, Environment, and Literature from Penn State University. He has authored over 75 publications, made over 100 conference presentations and has considerable peer review experience.

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