Peer Review Week 2018

What is going on during Peer Review Week?

Monday 10th September

What: Panel discussion chaired by Jim Smith, Director of Science at Wellcome.   Organised by Wellcome in partnership with F1000
Where:  Wellcome HQ, London
When: Monday 10 September 18:00-20:00 BST (17:00 – 18:00 UTC)
Who: Jim Smith, Jocalyn Clark (The Lancet), Kebede Deribe (University of Sussex), Sonia Gandhi (Francis Crick Institute)
Further details: Areas for discussion will include issues surrounding gender, underrepresented minorities and country bias – both explicit and implicit, as well as more profession-specific issues such as the inclusion of early-career researchers in peer review and the gender gap in authorship. Full details including registration here.

Tuesday 11th September

What:  2018 CSE Webinar Series “The Peer Review Ecosystem: Where Does Diversity & Inclusion Fit In?”
When: Tuesday 11 September 10:00 -11:30 EST (14:00 – 15:30 UTC)
Who: Brittany Swett (J&J Editorial),Ella Flemyng (BMC), Brooks Hansen (American Geophysical Union), Racquel Jemison (American Chemical Society)
Further Details: The webinar speakers will touch on the importance of diversity and inclusion in their organizations as well as various practical approaches that others can use to help diversify their own peer reviewer communities.  Full details and regististration here.

Wednesday 12th September

What: Webinar hosted by Collaborative Knowledge Foundation
When: Wednesday 12 September 10:00 -11:00 EST (14:00 – 15:00 UTC)
Who: Kristen Ratan, Hannah Drury ( eLife), Dan Morgan (Collabra Psychology), Andrew Smeall (Hindawi)
Further Details: Join to hear members of the xPub journals submission and peer review platform community discuss their organizations’ unique approaches to Peer Review and Diversity and Inclusion in review. Further, this group of diverse organizations will discuss how they are working together using Open Source infrastructure as facilitated by Coko to advance peer review workflow. Time for Q&A will be included.  Register here.

What: Short workshop and introduction to Diversity and Inclusivity Manifesto
Where:  ALPSP Conference,  Beaumont Estate, Old Windsor, Berkshire, UK
When: Wednesday 12 September 17:30-18:00 BST (16:30 – 17:30 UTC)
Who: Laura Cox (Ringgold), Phil Jones (Emerald Publishing), Nancy Roberts (Business Inclusivity), Phil Hurst (Royal Society), Alice Ellingham (Editorial Office Ltd)
Further details to follow



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