Being a peer reviewer is an integral part of participation in research, not only to ensure the publication of trusted research but also as a way to develop researcher’s own skills. This course will focus on the review process from the perspective of being a peer reviewer, covering the essential skills of how to review effectively including ethics in peer review, responsibilities of a reviewer and how to write a report. Course participants will have the opportunity for interactive discussions and to receive feedback on a test review.
What participants will learn:
Overview of how to be an effective reviewer; including types of peer review, what to do when an invitation to review is received, how to assess an article as a peer reviewer, writing an effective report and what to do if there are ethical concerns about an article under review.
About the Trainer
Dr Diana Marshall is Head of Reviewer Programmes at Taylor & Francis. In this role she works on projects to support editors in finding suitable peer reviewers and ensuring best practice in peer review, both through improving processes and developing training in how to be a peer reviewer. Before making the move into publishing, Diana gained a PhD in plant biology from the University of Cambridge.