This week is Peer Review Week, the slightly more popular academic celebration than pier review week. Peer review is an essential part of scientific publication and is – like Churchill’s… Source: Peer Review Week: Should we use double blind peer review? The evidence… Continue reading Peer Review Week: Should we use double blind peer review? The evidence…
Originally posted on Animal Ecology In Focus:
Last year’s Peer Review Week proved to be a great success in raising awareness and starting discussions about peer review. This year, it’s back and the focus is on recognition for review. There have been lots of surveys looking at perceptions of peer review. These surveys agree that peer review is valued and authors feel that the quality… Continue reading What do reviewers want?
Post provided by Jess Metcalf and Sean McMahon The primary challenge Associate Editors face is finding Reviewers for manuscripts. When times get desperate, it may feel like anyone with a pulse will… Source: Next-Gen Peer Review: Solving Today’s Problems with Tomorrow’s Solutions Continue reading Next-Gen Peer Review: Solving Today’s Problems with Tomorrow’s Solutions
Peer review is critical to the research process, but is also the subject of much criticism and debate. Review bias, reviewer recognition and the discovery of peer review rings are recent examples of topics widely discussed by the scientific community. Many peer review models and experiments have emerged across scientific disciplines with the aim of improving the review process, often leading to more questions than … Continue reading What is the future of peer review in ecology?
For many academics, especially Early Career Researchers, writing a review can seem like quite a daunting task. Direct training is often hard to come by and not all senior academics have the time to… Source: What Makes a Good Peer Review: Peer Review Week 2016 Continue reading What Makes a Good Peer Review: Peer Review Week 2016
Originally posted on Journal of Ecology Blog:
Post from Managing Editor Emilie Aimé. Check out the methods.blog later in the week for some of the Methods in Ecology and Evolution Associate Editors’ perspective on collaborative peer review. It’s Peer Review Week 2016 and the BES journals are celebrating with a series of blog posts on how much we value our reviewers. Here at the BES we love… Continue reading Peer review week: Encouraging collaborative peer review
For Peer Review Week 2016 we are working with the other BES Journals on a series of blog posts, which will feature across the Journal blogs every day. You can read all of these posts over the course of the week here. At the start of every year we post a list of those who have reviewed for Journal of Applied Ecology in the previous … Continue reading Thank you to our reviewers