Many journals are facing a chronic shortage of experts willing to review submissions, and early-career researchers are often seen as an easy solution to this problem. But for researchers at the start of their careers, it can be difficult to know what journals expect from a reviewer.Read More
Securing a good quality review is now a huge challenge for Editors. With the rise in manuscript submissions, academics are receiving more invitations to review than ever before. As such, it can sometimes take 10 or more invites to even secure one quality review for a manuscript. It can begin to feel like a never-ending cycle of rejection.Read More
About to submit a research article? Here’s a list of the ethics-related requirements for your manuscript.
Including this information at submission stage is important for maintaining a transparent and well-managed peer review process.Read More
Now in its fifth year, Peer Review Week is an annual event that showcases the essential role that reviewers play in the curation and dissemination of academic research. Each year has a theme and this year’s is “Quality in Peer Review”. With research output hitting an all-time high in 2018 the demand on reviewers is more significant than ever. It is therefore vital that the right training, recognition and rewards are in place to ensure that meaningful and helpful peer reviews can be shared with authors.Read More