An analysis of 47 BMJ journals found that under one-third of peer reviewers were women.
Learn about the importance of short communications in scientific publishing and the potential impact of their decline.
Read about the pros and cons of disclosing reviewer identities as part of the open review process.
Find out more about ICMJE’s latest recommendations on the use of preprints in scientific publishing.
Read some perspectives on how integrating presubmission and preprint reviews into journal systems could facilitate the current peer review process.
Catch up on a range of topics related to peer review by watching this panel discussion webinar hosted by EASE.
Find out how to review a research manuscript using the Open Reviewer Toolkit.
Find out how research published in Registered Reports compares to that in standard articles – is it really higher quality?
The suggestion that preprints could replace traditional journals has been debated. Dr Haseeb Irfanullah provides arguments against this view.
Join the debate: learn about the potential benefits and risks of paying peer reviewers.
The gender gap in publications is well documented, but does peer review contribute to this bias? A recent study investigated.
Machine learning could help tackle an increase in manuscript submissions and speed up peer review, but the ethical implications must be considered.
Find out if preprints are up to scratch when it comes to transparent reporting and whether traditional peer review can raise the bar higher.
A recent survey assessed the prevalence of editors altering peer review reports. Read about the results here.
Medical research without adequate pre-publication review could damage public trust in medical science
Recommendations from 3 leading medical communication organisations aim to protect the integrity of published scientific and medical research.
Read Ivan Oransky’s take on the retraction landscape and his perspectives on how to tackle research integrity issues in the future.