Event info: “Learning peer-review as a transferable skill for young researchers” | Recorded Webinar
When: October 22, 2020 | 16.30-17.30 (CEST)
Speaker: Gareth Dyke
Watch and share the 1-hour webinar “Learning peer-review as a transferable skill for young researchers” presented by Gareth Dyke – Head of Training for TopEdit, an international author services company – hosted by ReviewerCredits on October 22nd, 2020.
Dyke offered a clear description of what the peer reviewer role represents, he explored with skill, clarity and even sympathy the evaluation and production phases that are entrusted to the referee.
The reviewer develop a positive and reasoned attitude to research, understand journal editorial and production processes, improve interpretation (and reading) skills. An overview, this, extremely effective especially for young researchers who engage in an activity that offers a fundamental contribution to the advancement of science, but also to their education and continuous updating in their field.
ReviewerCredits, entirely dedicated to peer-review, is a platform actively engaged in supporting quality, certification and ethical standards to improve the peer-review process for both Reviewers and Publishers.
Dr. Gareth Dyke is a prolific scientific author who has published more than 280 articles in peer-reviewed journals over the last 20 years, including in Nature, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy (USA) and other high-profile outlets. His research has been widely covered in the media and he is often invited to present talks and lead workshops around the world, most recently in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China, Colombia, Spain, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia. Workshops in China run by Gareth in 2019 were attended by more than 5,000 colleagues. He has written numerous news and other popular articles including in Scientific American, New Scientist, and Nature and is a regular contributor to The Conversation (scientific news website).
He manages the Taylor & Francis journal Historical Biology as Editor-in-Chief. Gareth has mentored students at all levels (Masters, PhD, Adult Education) and has developed a large range of in-class teaching techniques. He has worked in the USA, Ireland, and the UK, including for more than 15 years as a full-time University academic (University College Dublin, National Oceanography Centre University of Southampton).
Gareth is uniquely positioned to teach and advise with authority on all aspects of the scientific publishing process, grant writing, and personal development as he is an experienced researcher, reviewer, editor, and journal manager with a strong background in technical and popular writing. He is accredited as a course leader and teacher by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) in the UK as well as by the Irish HEA.