peer review

Peer review: behind the scenes

The peer review process is vital to the strength of a journal, ensuring all submissions receive a fair assessment. But what actually goes on in peer review? What role does the editor play in the process? Who is involved? Why does it take time? If these questions sound familiar to you, read on. We’ll take… Read more »

Peer Review Week 2016 is here

It’s Peer Review Week, a global event which honors the fundamental role peer review plays in helping to ensure published research is accurate, trustworthy, and meets the highest possible standards within a given field. Behind the scenes With this year’s theme of ‘recognition for review’ exploring all aspects of those participating in review activity, we wanted to… Read more »

Celebrating everyone involved in peer review

Peer review is the system at the heart of scholarly communication. Its aim is to ensure published research is: 1. Trustworthy 2. Accurate 3. Meets the highest standards possible within a given field Recognising review activity in all its forms To achieve this there are many people involved in the process. There are the journal editors… Read more »

Peer review | a global view

Interested in what motivates researchers to peer review? Or what training and support people would like to see in place? Now published is Peer review: a global view, the latest supplement from one of the largest research studies into peer review in recent years. 5 key findings: Making a contribution to the field and sharing… Read more »

Understand the nuts and bolts of peer review

“I would recommend anyone interested to go to a session to find out more. In fact, I would urge you to, since the main thing that I took away was just how important it is to get early-career scientists involved in discussions on peer review. We are the next generation of authors, reviewers, scientific journalists,… Read more »

A new scholar’s perspective on open peer review

Maha Bali is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. Responding to the Taylor & Francis survey on peer review inspired me to write my own article, arguing for open peer review. Coincidentally, I published my article in a Taylor & Francis journal, Teaching… Read more »

Peer review in 2015: a global view

Read our latest white paper, one of the largest research studies into peer review in recent years. Exploring researchers’ views on the system still very much at the heart of scholarly communication, Peer review in 2015: a global view, gathers opinions from those who author research articles, those who review them, and the journal editors… Read more »