What you need to know if you want to be Peer Reviewer

Why would anyone want to become a peer review? This job is often not paid and can be pretty demanding. The answer is clear – in science, it’s not all about the money. When you become a peer reviewer, it’s some kind of honor. It means that your...

What You Should Know about Peer Review

When you get a chance to publish an academic paper, research, or to present some new concept to the competent audience, that process is long and detailed. It can take a while from writing to the publication of your work. Quite often, the author will have to make some...

Should scientists receive credit for peer review?

We replicate this interesting article, originally published here: http://asapbio.org/curry-credit under Creative Commons Licence by Stephen Curry, Professor of Structural Biology, Imperial College (@Stephen_Curry) As the song goes – and I have in mind the Beatles’...

The Global Burden of Journal Peer Review

The Global Burden of Journal Peer Review in the Biomedical Literature: Strong Imbalance in the Collective Enterprise Originally published PLoS ONE 11(11): e0166387. Michail Kovanis, Raphaël Porcher, Philippe Ravaud, Ludovic Trinquart The growth in scientific...

Why did we do ReviewerCredits?

I have known Robert for a long time. Actually, I remember doing a physics lab with him, in the first year of medical school, back in 1995. Since then we have always been very good friends, so have always been (and are) our wives and, now, are our 3+3 kids. Our...

Why an editorial section?

We at Reviewer Credits value much the work of people – especially the unrewarded work. The work made just for passion or -why not?- for fun or for advancing an ideal. Since we are people who work in academia: Researchers, techie people, journal editors and so...