Peer Review Week: Should we use double blind peer review? The evidence…

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…

What do reviewers want?

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?

Next-Gen Peer Review: Solving Today’s Problems with Tomorrow’s Solutions

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

What is the future of peer review in ecology?

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?

Peer review week: Encouraging collaborative peer review

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

Thank you to our reviewers

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