Workshop E: Peer Review Innovations


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Peer review is a critical part of the research process and a key contributor to research integrity, but dissatisfaction with its equity, effectiveness and economics is encouraging innovation. This workshop will explore how academics, publishers and others can improve peer review with initiatives such as reviewer anonymity and transparency, anti-ghosting policies, post-publication review, early-stage peer review, use of AI and many more, aiming to create greater momentum for improving the effectiveness and value of peer review.


  • Tony ALVES
    SVP Product Management at HighWire Press
    Founder and Director at Editorial Office
  • Jason DE BOER
    Founder and Managing Director at De Boer Consultancy
  • Elizabeth HAY
    Associate Director at Editorial Office
  • Chris LEONARD
    Director of Strategy & Innovation at Cactus Communications
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Thanks to all of the workshop participants for your conversations and great ideas today! Here is a link and QR code for a Slido poll in which we ask you to rank your top five initiatives from those shared in this afternoon’s session. We will share this poll in tomorrow morning’s session too! View attachment 27
Attached below is the full list of peer review innovation ideas from today's session, with the rankings from the workshop participants. Thanks to all who provided such a great set of ideas and insightful discussions! Stay tuned for how we take this forward, and please share any ideas you have in this regard.


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