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Introducing Peer Review Week 2017

Today marks the first day of Peer Review Week 2017, the third annual occurrence celebrating the value that peer review holds in the academic community and its role in maintaining scientific integrity, this year with the theme Transparency in Review. … Continue reading

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A selection of resources in aid of peer review week  

We are mid-way through Peer Review Week and following on from our interview with Sense About Science’s Assistant Director Emily Jesper, we are sharing with you all of our peer review content and top tips. Happy reading everyone! Top tips … Continue reading

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Women in academia: Tips from their peers

This week marks Academic Book Week (23-28 April), a celebration of the diversity, innovation and influence of academic books. This year’s Academic Book Week also sees the launch of 20 Academic Books by Women that Changed the World. Chosen by academic … Continue reading

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Peer-Review: A publisher’s perspective- part 3

In celebration of Peer Review Week 2017 we have spoken to SAGE representatives across our global offices about peer review; its value, how it is changing, as well as the ethics and the challenges surrounding the academic practice. In this … Continue reading

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Peer review: A publisher’s perspective- part 2

In celebration of Peer Review Week 2017, we’ve asked representatives from across SAGE’s global offices to share their thoughts on peer review. Their responses varied from its value, the ethics and challenges, to its future. Second is Tessa Pickett, Executive Director, STM … Continue reading

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A roadmap for peer review: Revisiting Erica Frank’s 1996 suggestions

In 1996 Dr. Erica Frank wrote a series of editor-reviewer “ideal” communications. Revisiting these suggestions, Michael Blades editor of the journal Applied Spectroscopy, explores if over two decades later the notion of the “still-imperfect art” of peer review remains the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: More free scholarly articles discussing peer review

Various journals SAGE is pleased to offer free access to more articles to mark Peer Review Week. How double-blind peer review works and what it takes to be a good referee Eloísa Martín Current Sociology First Published July 4, 2016 … Continue reading

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Peer review: A publisher’s perspective- part 1

In celebration of Peer Review Week 2017 we’ve asked representatives from across SAGE’s global offices to share their thoughts on peer review. Their responses varied from its value, the ethics and challenges, to its future. Kicking off with her thoughts … Continue reading

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How has the peer review arena changed over the past year? An update from Publons

Publons is a relatively new ‘kid on the block’ shaking up the peer review arena. Addressing the challenges around timing, it aims to speed up science by harnessing the power of peer review, and allowing reviewers to get recognition for … Continue reading

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Why peer review matters to Sense about Science, the public and early career researchers

Sense about Science is an independent campaigning charity that promotes understanding and use of scientific evidence and challenges its misrepresentation. We equip people with the tools they need to make sense of science and evidence, which is why we have … Continue reading

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SAGE’s Reviewer Gateway- supporting reviewers through the peer review process

On the second day of Peer Review Week 2016, we thought it would be a good time to tell you more about SAGE’s Reviewer Gateway, our online portal providing key peer review resources for the research community. Peer review is … Continue reading

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Recognition for Review: Who’s Doing What?

This post first appeared on the Peer Review Week website and is a culmination of opinions and thoughts from the Peer Review Week organising committee.  To help celebrate Peer Review Week 2016, we asked the 20+ organisations on the steering … Continue reading

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What does the future of Open Access hold for the academic community? An interview with PeerJ’s CEO Jason Hoyt

Open Access (OA) week continues to be a key fixture of the academic calendar – a week in which peers within the scholarly community share and increase awareness and understanding around the changing opportunities and challenging effects of the OA … Continue reading

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An interview with Publons on the value of peer review

Today is the last day of Peer Review Week, a week where a whole host of Peer Review content has been shared across the academic and scholarly community. To round things up we have we have interviewed Andrew Preston co-founder … Continue reading

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A guide to help early career researchers understand peer review

Originally posted on Social Science Space April 2014 In addition to the selection of resources we shared with you yesterday in aid of peer review week, today we are also sharing Sense About Science’s Peer Review: The Nuts and Bolts, … Continue reading

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