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On 15-16 October 2018, PEERE meets stakeholders at the Stables, London to discuss the future of peer review data sharing!

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On 15-16 October 2018, PEERE meets important stakeholders at the Stables, Springer Nature, London to discuss the future of peer review data sharing. PEERE achievements will be presented and discussed by a group of publishers, learned societies, associations and organisations, including Springer Nature, Elsevier, Wiley, Royal Society, Taylor & Francis, Cope, BMJ, PLoS, Hindawi, eLife, F1000, Frontiers, PeerJ and CrossRef. Among the objectives of the meeting, there is a collaborative…

PEERE protocol on data sharing extended to Nov 2018!

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In view of the end of the Action, all partners have agreed on extending the protocol on data sharing until November 2018. Note that on 15-16 October 2018, a meeting on the post PEERE initiative will be held at the Stables, Springer Offices, London. Stay tuned for news! Here is the agreement with Elsevier, Wiley and Springer Nature Here is the agreement with the Royal Society

PEERE at the 14th EASE Conference, Bucharest, 8-10 June 2018

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PEERE organised a session on “Peer review: research and training” at the 14th EASE Conference, Bucharest, 8-10 June 2018. The theme of the conference is “Balancing Innovation and Tradition in Science Editing”. The conference attracts many learned societies, publishers, journal editors and professionals. Chaired by Ana Marusic (University Split School of Medicine, Croatia) and Flaminio Squazzoni (University of Brescia, Italy), the session will include five presentations. See here the session programme.

PEERE Conference on Peer Review

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The TD1306 COST Action organises the PEERE International Conference on Peer Review, on 7-9 March 2018, in Rome, Italy. Info here.

PEERE and the Royal Society have signed the PEERE data sharing protocol on 13 September 2017

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PEERE and the Royal Society have signed the PEERE data sharing protocol on 13 September 2017. This will allow PEERE to access data on peer review in Royal Society journals. The agreement was signed by Flaminio Squazzoni (PEERE Chair) and Stuart Taylor (Publishing Director of the Royal Society).

The PEERE data sharing protocol

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Developed through the cooperation of WG 2 members, PEERE has established a data sharing protocol, which will regulate data sharing on peer review in all PEERE activities. The document has been completed on 23 December 2016 after various meetings and at-distance work by WG 2 members, including Elsevier, Springer and Wiley representatives, and has been signed by all partners on 1 March 2017. We are very proud of this achievement, which…

The Royal Society has agreed to collaborate with PEERE

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The Royal Society has agreed to collaborate with PEERE by making available data on peer review in their journals. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world’s most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. Founded in 1660 with a Royal Charter from King Charles II we are the independent national academy of science for the UK and the Commonwealth, dedicated to promoting excellence in…

A European network for research evaluation in the SSH: ENRESSH

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For better or for worse, SSH research has been into focus quite a lot during these last years. From political declarations setting an “embedding” agenda to recurrent complaints of scholars in the area about being marginalised or ill-treated in research and innovation ecosystems that are driven by managerial forces, much talk has been spent about the specificities of the SSH and the need to take these into consideration, and one of the ways to do…