Should peer reviewers receive training? Should there be accreditation? These topics and more were discussed at a recent BioMed Central roadshow in Sydney, Australia. One of the attendees, at this … Continue Reading Peer review: are early career researchers thrown in at the deep end?
How should scientists think about papers that have undergone what appears to be a cursory peer review? Perhaps the papers were reviewed in a day — or less — or … Continue Reading What to do when peer review feels inadequate?
BioMed Central roadshow in London: “Making open access work for you: publishing, peer review and innovation”
BioMed Central the open access publisher Global Roadshow will be in London on Wednesday 20th May 2015. This FREE to attend one day event will take place at the Kingsway Hall Hotel giving delegates … Continue Reading BioMed Central roadshow in London: “Making open access work for you: publishing, peer review and innovation”
The Washington Post announced recently (Friday, March 27), that BioMed Central has retracted 43 scientific papers due to concerns about fake peer review. According to the article, this is evidently … Continue Reading Major publisher retracts 43 scientific papers amid wider fake peer-review scandal