Quality and Peer Review free workshop for ECRs

23 October 2020, 2.30 PM - 23 October 2020, 5.00 PM


Hosted by Sense about Science

  • Find out about peer review.
  • Debate challenges to the system.
  • Discuss the role of peer review for scientists and the public.

The next Voice of Young Science (VoYS): Quality and Peer Review workshop will be online on Friday 23 October. This workshop is free for STEM and social sciences early career researchers (PhD, post-doc or equivalent in first job). There will be opportunities to put your questions to experienced reviewers, journal editors and publishers. Learn more and apply now.

The free Quality and Peer Review workshop for early career researchers will explore how peer review works, how to get involved, the challenges to the system, and the role of peer review in helping the public to evaluate research claims. A diverse range of topics may come up. Should peer review detect plagiarism, bias and fraud? What does peer review do for science and what does the scientific community want it to do for them? Should reviewers remain anonymous? Does it illuminate good ideas or shut them down? Get involved and apply for your free spot at the workshop today to discuss the answers to all these questions and more.

To apply to attend this workshop, please fill out the application form here by 5pm on Monday 17 August.

Contact information

For more details, get in touch with Dr Hamid Khan, senior partnerships coordinator: hamid@senseaboutscience.org

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