News and events
This section contains a selection of the main news that interest the world of peer review. To stay informed about updates coming from the management of publications, find the reporting of important events, courses or conferences, scheduled around the world; know activities and initiatives related to the peer review coming from involved Associations and Publishers.
Which peer reviewers voluntarily reveal their identity to authors? Insights into the consequences of open-identities peer review
Charles W Fox Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, USA. Proc Biol Sci. 2021 Oct 27;288(1961):20211399. Identifying reviewers is argued to improve the quality and fairness of peer review, but is generally disfavoured by reviewers. To gain...read more
Gender gap in journal submissions and peer review during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. A study on 2329 Elsevier journals
Flaminio Squazzoni 1 , Giangiacomo Bravo 2 3 , Francisco Grimaldo 4 , Daniel García-Costa 4 , Mike Farjam 5 , Bahar Mehmani 6 1 Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy. 2 Centre for Data Intensive Sciences and Applications,...read more
ERIH PLUS and ReviewerCredits partnered to move forward with Peer Review Recognition in Social Sciences and Humanities
October 2021, Milan, Italy and Bergen, Norway - ReviewerCredits, the peer review recognition platform, and ERIH PLUS, the academic journal index for the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) in Europe, are pleased to announce their partnership to facilitate a more...read more
New Light Sign-Up: registering on ReviewerCredits it’s now easier and smoother!
How many times have you given up registering for an online service, because you were tired of the time it was taking? The sign-up process has always been one of the key moments for the user. It’s when you decide whether or not to be part of a community. In or out....read more
Peer Review Week | Does Recognition Strengthen Peer Reviewer Identity?
Thursday 23 September 2021 | 10.00-10.45 (CEST) Discussants: Gareth Dyke, Scott McCleary, Iratxe Puebla, Flaminio Squazzoni Peer Review is one key engine powering Scholarly Publishing and Communication, constantly fed by the voluntary of work of...read more
Webinar | ReviewerCredits incontra l’Università
Giovedì 9 Settembre 2021 | 15.00-16.00 (CET) Clicca per accedere alla registrazione del webinar Relatori: Giacomo Bellani, Elena D'Alessandro, Angelo Ventriglia La peer review è ancora oggi il metodo più diffuso e ampiamente accettato per valutare...read more
Recommendations for improving peer review of qualitative research in conservation journals
Douglas A Clark 1 , Ryan K Brook 2 , Ethan Doney 3 1 School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5C8, Canada.2 College of Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5C8, Canada.7 3 School of Environment...read more