2017 Edition

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 ran  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.

Watch a recorded version of the panel:


What else is going on during Peer Review Week?

Monday 11 September

  • Q&A: Peer Review reviewed: Julia Wilson, Sense about Science, 10am CET – FEMS
  • Webinar: Transparency in Peer Review Process, 3pm CET – Elsevier
  • Interactive Webinar: Preprints and Open Peer Review, 4pm CET – Academic Karma and Gigascience
  • Blog post: Parallel publishing: what happens when two societies work together – Royal Society
  • Podcast: Perspectives on Transparency in Peer Review, Podcast 1 – J&J Editorial
  • Video: Results-Free Review – BMC
  • Video Resource Library: Editorial Manager Transparency Tools  – Aries Systems
  • Competition: Win £50 of Amazon vouchers by entering our Peer Review Week competition – IOP Publishing
  • News: ORCID becomes required for authors submitting to IOP journals – IOP Publishing
  • Resources: Launching a series of new articles on Editor Resources and Author Services – Taylor & Francis
  • Blog post: Welcome to Peer Review Week 2017! – Wiley
  • Webinar: How to Peer Review a Paper, 7pm JST – Edanz Group
  • Blog post: Towards a more transparent and collaborative review process. – Cell Press
  • Blog post: Making peer reviews citable, discoverable, and creditable – Crossref
  • Poster: An analysis of peer review cases brought to COPE from 1997-2016 – COPE
  • News: Royal Society of Chemistry partners with Publons to give peer reviewers more recognition – – Royal Society of Chemistry

Tuesday 12 September

  • Lecture: Why would and should I care about peer review? 12:15 CET, Karolinska Institutet
  • Peer Review Awards, 3pm BST / 10am EST – Publons
  • Panel after the Peer Review Congress – Under the Microscope: Transparency in Peer Review, 5.30pm Central time
  • Blog post: What transparency means to me: an author’s perspective – Royal Society
  • Podcast: Perspectives on Transparency in Peer Review, Podcast 2 – J&J Editorial
  • Video: The journey of a paper from submission to publication – IOP Publishing
  • Video: A day at IOP – IOP Publishing
  • AMA: Peer Review AMA on r/Science with Charley Trowbridge, Director, Peer Review Operations at ACS Publications, 8am EST – ACS Publications
  • Workshop: How to be an effective reviewer: Peer reviewing for academic journals with Taylor and Francis, 12pm-2pm AEST – University of Queensland (non-UQ registrants, include name “Elena Danilova” in email request)
  • Blog post: To Sign or Not to Sign: A Slice of Transparency in Peer Review – PLOS
  • Blog post: How transparency can abate peer review scams – Wiley
  • Video: What does good peer review look like to you? – Cambridge University Press
  • Blog post: Does Born-Digital Mean Rethinking Peer Review? – AAUP
  • Blog post: Funding decisions: insider insights – Medical Research Council

Wednesday 13 September

  • Blog post: Peer review in grant applications – Royal Society
  • Video: Interview with Philip Moriarty, “Transparency in peer review” – IOP Publishing
  • Blog post: Peer reviewing conferences – IOP Publishing
  • Workshop: Writing Award-Winning Reviews, 1pm-2pm AEST – University of Queensland (non-UQ registrants, include name “Elena Danilova” in email request)
  • Workshop: Peer Reviewer training with Publons Academy, 3pm-4pm AEST – University of Queensland (non-UQ registrants, include name “Elena Danilova” in email request)
  • Blog post: Recognition for Review: Wiley’s Partnership with Publons, One Year Later – Wiley
  • Webinar: How to Write a Peer Review Report, 7pm JST – Edanz Group
  • Blog post: Are You Protecting Your Research? – IGI Global
  • Video: IGI Global Peer Review Process: Are you Ready to Share Vetted Research with the World? – IGI Global
  • Blog post: What to do when your paper is out for review – Cell Press

Thursday 14 September

  • Webinar: Peer Review Week 2017, 10am EST – ORCID
  • Webinar: Tools of the Trade for Transparency, 12pm EST – CSE
  • Seminar: Transparency in Peer Review and High Impact Research, 10am CET – The British University in Egypt (BUE)
  • Panel with Q&A: Defining Transparency in Peer Review, 6pm BST – F1000
  • Blog post: Ethics in peer review – IOP Publishing
  • Blog post: Transparent Review at the European Journal of Neuroscience: experiences one year on – Wiley
  • Webinar: Current Issues in Peer Review, 4pm BST – COPE
  • Blog post: Trust and Truth in Transparency – IGI Global
  • Seminar: Maintaining the Integrity of Scientific Knowledge Content Collaborative Efforts Among Librarians, Researchers, Publishers & Content Distributors by Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, IGI Global’s Executive Editor – IGI Global
  • Blog post: What changed? Transparency in a table to highlight the value of peer review – Cell Press
  • Blog post: Peer Review: an Editor-in-Chief’s perspective – Biochemical Society

Friday 15 September

  • Webinar: Open Peer Review: Models, Attitudes and Next Steps, 12pm CET – OpenAIRE and OpenUP
  • Webinar: What is ReviewerCredits and how can it contribute to transparency in #peerreview? 4pm CET – University of Milan-Bicocca
  • Panel: Peer Review: What You Need To Know, 3pm BST – Springer Nature
  • Competition: Winner announced – IOP Publishing
  • Blog post: What can publishers do to encourage and contribute to a culture of transparency? – Wiley
  • Blog Post: Scholarly Publishing: A Look Back – IGI Global

Saturday 16 September

  • Blog: Understanding the Best Practices of a Peer Reviewer  – IGI Global

Sunday 17 September

  • Workshop: Peer Review: Nuts & Bolts, 10 am – 12 pm IRDT – University of Tehran
  • Blog post: Peer review is an essential skill for all researchers – Edanz Group