One thing is clear: peer review matters. Editors, authors and publishers alike value the system for the crucial role it plays in ensuring published research is trustworthy, accurate, and meets the highest standards possible within a given field. That’s why, for the second year running, we’ll be joining our peers in making a fuss of peer review during Peer Review Week 2016, from 19 – 25 September.Read more...
July 18, 2016 |
Andy Nobes ,
Programme Officer, Research Development and Support at INASP
In many lower and lower-middle income countries, researchers often don’t have the access to the resources and training in research writing and publishing that we can take for granted in the US and UK. This is where AuthorAID mentors can provide an important role, using their skills and experience to guide less experienced researchers through the challenges of publishing and communicating their research. We are continually looking to increase the number of volunteer mentors on our system to help meet a growing demand.Read more...
July 11, 2016 |
Senior Communications Manager (Author Relations)
Read the latest research in ‘Peer review: a global view’
What motivates researchers to peer review, or to publish in peer reviewed journals? What training would researchers like to access before accepting an invitation to review? Read the 10 key findings from our latest research into peer review and find out what authors, reviewers and fellow journal editors really think motivates researchers to publish and review.Read more...
July 11, 2016 |
Merle Zwiers, Early Career Editor, International Journal of Housing Policy
Q&A with Merle Zwiers, Early Career Editor, International Journal of Housing Policy
Merle Zwiers, a PhD student in Urban Geography at Delft University of Technology, was recently appointed the new role of early career editor at the International Journal of Housing Policy. In this short interview, Merle tells us about her experiences as a young researcher in the world of academic publishing. How did she become an early career editor? What are the benefits and challenges that come with this position?Read more...
July 5, 2016 |
Anna Walton, Editorial Systems Coordinator
There has recently been a new ScholarOne release which has updated the look of the ScholarOne home page and menu, as well as the author dashboard and submission interface.Read more...