13 September 2019
Initiatives to train and include early-career researchers in peer review may help improve science’s quality control.
30 August 2019
Keep it constructive.
20 August 2019
A response to concerns that editors' and peer reviewers’ confidence in Chinese authors has been eroded.
1 August 2019
Two scientific papers in South Africa have raised questions among critics about the quality - and potential biases - of international peer review.
12 July 2019
Dalmeet Singh Chawla
Data analysis can improve the vetting of scientific papers, but first, publishers must agree to make the information public.
21 June 2019
A database assembles thousands of science journals’ editorial policies to boost transparency and accessibility.
11 September 2018
Scientists in emerging economies respond fastest to peer review invitations, but are invited least.
25 July 2018
David Nicholas et al.*
The younger generation sees a collaborative system as key to discovery and advancement, a three-year tracking project reveals.
11 April 2018
An analysis of review length raises questions about what quantity means for quality.
20 November 2017
Researchers point to options for tackling bias against competitors.
17 November 2017
Call for tougher sanctions in response to growth in papers recalled for misconduct.
25 October 2017
Open-access publishing held to the same standards as paid subscription journals.
23 October 2017
Women peer review fewer papers than men but are more likely to reject the papers they review, a new study shows.
11 October 2017
Transparency should be the new normal, says peer review leader.
7 November 2016
A new online award that recognises the contributions of highly-productive peer reviewers also highlights biases in the system that underscores scholarly publishing.