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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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On SAGE Insight: Peer review: A good but flawed system?

From Journal of Child Health Care Peer review is a fundamental component of the process of scrutinizing a manuscript. It is not only important for ensuring the integrity of published manuscripts but also in terms of the impact it can … 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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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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Is the lack of reviewer recognition putting research at risk?

Publons co-founder Andrew Preston outlines the online tools’ new initiative to better support reviewer recognition. Giving better recognition to reviewers and highlighting their expertise, Publons state, could have a very positive impact on the world of scholarly research. Peer review … Continue reading

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Top 3 takeaways from “Peer Review: the nuts and bolts” attendees  

What does peer review do for science and what does the scientific community want it to do for them? Should reviewers remain anonymous? Does peer review illuminate good ideas or shut them down? Equipping early career researchers with the answers … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Climate Scientists Virtually Unanimous: Anthropogenic Global Warming Is True

From Bulletin of Science Technology & Society The extent of the consensus among scientists on anthropogenic global warming (AGW) has the potential to influence public opinion and the attitude of political leaders and thus matters greatly to society. This paper … 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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Approaching peer review for the first time- 3 tips from an Early Career Researcher

Many of us PhD students will be on the receiving end of a peer review, but it’s equally valuable to review articles ourselves. Last year, I received several rounds of helpful reviews on my first journal article and, earlier this year, I had … Continue reading

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Peer Review: The Nuts & Bolts: How one PhD student sought to fill the information gap

Guest post, Hannah Aitchison, Chemistry Ph.D. student, University of St Andrews As a chemistry Ph.D. student, the past three and a half years have often felt like a marathon training programme. There has been intense preparation on instrumentation and technical … Continue reading

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