2017 Activities

Under the Microscope: Transparency in Peer Review – Panel after the Peer Review Congress

What: To kick off the week’s activities, Peer Review Week organisers will run a panel discussion as a satellite session following the Peer Review Congress

Where: Peer Review Congress, Chicago, 10-12 September

When: September 12, 5.30pm


  • Alice Meadows (ORCID & moderator)
  • Carly Strasser (Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation)
  • Irene Hames (Peer review and publication ethics expert)
  • Elizabeth Moylan (BMC publishing)
  • Andrew Preston (Publons)

You can find their full biographies here.

The panel will consist of a moderator and four panelists representing researchers, publishers, funders, peer review innovators and science commentators. Panelists will be asked to respond to questions gathered in advance of the event and from the audience. The discussion is expected to last 90 minutes, and will lay the groundwork for this year’s Peer Review Week.

Get involved: tweet any question or topic on peer review, and especially on transparency, that you’d like our panel thought leaders to discuss at @PeerRevWeek, hashtag #AskPRW

How do I attend or watch the panel?

If you’re going to be in Chicago on 12 September, you will be able to attend the event for free. We will be posting information for you to register your place shortly.

We will also broadcast and record the discussion for remote and future viewing. Information about how to watch the live discussion, or a recorded version, will be posted here shortly.