Peer review is an essential stage in the publication process, recognised for maintaining the high standard of scholarly communications.
Peer Review Week is a global event that brings together individuals, institutions, and publishers to discuss ways of improving the system: for better recognition and a more transparent and fair process for all.
The theme for this year’s event is ‘Diversity in Peer Review’.
Throughout the week the academic community hosts several events that contribute to the discussion. Visit the website for the full programme of activities.
Introducing our Editors’ Viewpoints Series
In recognition of Peer Review Week 2018 we talked to a selection of Editors-in-Chief of journals published by EDP Sciences to find out what they think the key challenges are in promoting diversity and inclusion in peer review. Scroll down to listen to what they had to say, and send us any comments on Twitter.
Introducing our Editors
We asked our Editors for their thoughts on the biggest challenges for editors and publishers in encouraging diversity and inclusion amongst reviewers, and how things could be improved?
Next, it was time to turn our Editors’ attention to researchers and the biggest challenges facing them. What more could researchers themselves do to encourage diversity and inclusion in peer review?
The final part in this series asked our Editors for the advice they would give to anyone considering peer review.
EDP Sciences supports the peer review community
EDP Sciences believe that transparency in the peer review process will enhance the progression of the scholarly publishing community. To address this, 4open, published by EDP Sciences, has signed the ASAPbio open letter on the publication of peer review reports. Read more