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Edward Hackett is the first invited speaker to the PEERE conference in Rome, 7-9 March 2018

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Edward Hackett is the fist invited speaker to the PEERE conference in Rome, 7-9 March 2018. Edward is Senior Sustainability Fellow, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University and Professor, Department of Sociology, Brandeis University. He got a PhD in Sociology from Cornell in 1979. With Daryl E Chubin, he authored one of the most influential books on peer review “Peerless science: Peer review and US science…

Videos of the PEERE panel at APE 2017, Berlin, 18 January 2017

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Chaired by Alice Meadows, PEERE presented a panel discussion on “New frontiers on peer review” at the APE 2017 conference in Berlin on 18 January 2017. Here is the video

PEERE at APE-Academic Publishing in Europe 2017 Conference!

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PEERE will participate to APE 2017 conference, on 17-18 January 2017, with a session on “Frontiers of peer review”. Here is the full conference programme

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…

PEERE WG 1 meeting in Växjö, Sweden on 30 August-1 September 2016

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The PEERE WG 1 meeting on “Peering into peer review from an interdisciplinary perspective” will take place in Växjö (Sweden) on 30 August/1 September 2016. It will be hosted by Giangiacomo Bravo.  The meeting will take place at the Teleborgs Slott. Here is the programme

PEERE-KNOWeSCAPE joint meeting in Valencia, 8-11 March 2016

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Jointly organised by PEERE and KNOWeSCAPE, this meeting aims to discuss peer review from a multidisciplinary perspective that combine quantitative and qualitative analysis. It includes the second edition of the Workshop on “Simulating the social processes of science”. Here is the programme of the meeting. Here is some practical information.

Warren Thorngate (Carleton University, Canada) will talk on “Social processes of science consumption: peer review versus public interest?” at the PEERE Meeting in Valencia, 8-11 March 2016

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Warren Thorngate (Carleton University, Canada) will talk on “Social processes of science consumption: peer review versus public interest?” at the PEERE Meeting in Valencia, 8-11 March 2016. Warren received his PhD in Social and Mathematical Psychology from the University of British Columbia in 1971 and is now Emeritus professor in the Psychology Department, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario. He is expert in decision making, heuristics & cognitive processes and science studies.

“Innovating the Gutenberg Galaxis. The Role of Peer Review and Open Access”, AE 2016 Conference, Mainz, 27-28 January 2016

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“Innovating the Gutenberg Galaxis. The Role of Peer Review and Open Access”, AE 2016 Conference, Mainz, 27-28 January 2016 This 2-days conference is jointly supported by the COST Actions PEERE New Frontiers of Peer Review  and KNOWeSCAPE Analyzing the dynamics of information and knowledge landscapes. The conference will investigate the role of peer review and open access in university knowledge  dissemination and evaluation. Day 1 will address peer review, with a particular…

Tim Vines (AxiosReview) will talk about “The core inefficiency of academic peer review and a solution” at the Workshop on “New models of peer review”, Athens 17-19 November 2015

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Tim Vines (AxiosReview) will talk about “The core inefficiency of academic peer review and a solution” at the Workshop on “New models of peer review”, Athens 17-19 November 2015. Tim is director of AxiosReview and has a academic background in evolutionary ecology.

Stephen Cowley (University of Southern Denmark) published an article on “How peer review constrains cognition: on the frontline in the knowledge sector” in Frontiers in Psychology, on 3 November 2015

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Stephen Cowley (University of Southern Denmark) published an open access article on “How peer review constrains cognition: on the frontline in the knowledge sector” in Frontiers in Psychology, on 3 November 2015. Here is a pdf copy.