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Peer Review Week 2021 Theme: Identity in Peer Review

Mark your calendar for Peer Review Week (PRW) 2021, September 20-24. This year is dedicated to the theme “Identity in Peer Review.” During the week, participating organisations will host virtual events and activities exploring the multifaceted nature of identity, how personal and social identity affects peer review practices and experiences, and what’s needed to foster more diverse, equitable, and inclusive peer review processes. Learn more…

WHAT IS PEER REVIEW WEEK?

Peer Review Week is a virtual community-led yearly global event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. The event brings together individuals, institutions, and organizations committed to sharing the central message that good peer review, whatever shape or form it might take, is critical to scholarly communications.

WHY PEER REVIEW WEEK?

  • To emphasize the central role peer review plays in scholarly communication
  • To showcase the work of editors and reviewers
  • To share research and advance best practices
  • To highlight the latest peer review innovations and applications

WHERE CAN I FIND PEER REVIEW WEEK RESOURCES AND SCHEDULED EVENTS?

To view all of the events happening this Peer Review Week, as well as planned resources (i.e., blog posts, infographics, etc.) CLICK HERE.

HOW CAN I ADD MY ACTIVITIES TO PEER REVIEW WEEK

Fill out this Google form to let us know about any activities you have planned for Peer Review Week. We will help you promote them on the Peer Review Week website and Twitter. Activities can include webinars, blog posts, videos, podcast episodes, or anything else that contributes to a robust conversation related to this year’s Peer Review Week theme.


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