Peer Review Week

Peer Review Week is an annual scholarly communication event celebrating the value of peer review. It takes place globally during the September in a multitude of locations both on- and offline. Typical activities include blogs, webinars, video and social media. Since 2016, each week has been themed, with the most recent focussing on "Identity in Peer Review".[1][2][3][4][5] Over 35 organizations now participate in the planning of the week, including scholarly societies, university libraries, publishers, vendors, funders and more.

Peer Review Week
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SignificanceCelebrates the importance of peer review
Begins2016
Date20 -24 September 2021
FrequencyAnnual



HistoryEdit

Peer Review Week was founded in 2015. Founding organisations included ORCID, ScienceOpen, Sense About Science and Wiley (publisher).[6][7][8]

ThemeEdit

  • The 2021 theme is "Identity in Peer Review"[9]
  • In 2020, the theme was “Trust in Peer Review”
  • In 2019, the theme was “Quality in Peer Review”[10]
  • In 2018, the theme was “Diversity in Peer Review”[11]
  • In 2017, the theme was “Transparency in Peer Review”[12]
  • In 2016, the theme was “Recognizing Peer Review”[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Elements of trust in peer review (and our annual thanks)". The Lancet. September 17, 2020. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  2. ^ "Trust in peer review". Chemistry World. September 18, 2020. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  3. ^ "Celebrating Peer Review Week 2020". BMJ. September 18, 2020. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  4. ^ "The promises and pitfalls of peer review". Physics World. September 24, 2020. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  5. ^ "Peer Review Week 2020: Time to Make Peer Review An Essential Part of the ECR Experience". ECR Community blog. September 26, 2020. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  6. ^ "Welcome to Peer Review Week". The Scholarly Kitchen. September 28, 2015. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  7. ^ "Celebrate Peer Review Week 2015". Publons blog. September 28, 2015. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  8. ^ "Peer Review Week Is Five!". The Scholarly Kitchen. June 26, 2019. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  9. ^ "Peer Review Week 2021". Scholarly Kitchen. June 2021. Retrieved July 28, 2021.
  10. ^ "Peer Review Week 2019". EMBO. September 12, 2018. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  11. ^ "Peer Review Week 2018: diversity and inclusion". ISMTE. September 2019. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  12. ^ "Peer Review Week 2017: Transparency in Review, and other innovations | For Researchers | Springer Nature". www.springernature.com. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
  13. ^ "Peer Review Week 2016". British Ecological Society. September 18, 2016. Retrieved October 6, 2020.

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