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Andrew Preston (Publons) will talk on how to speed up science through peer review at the workshop on “New models of peer review”, Athens, 17-19 November 2015

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Andrew Preston (Publons) will talk on how to speed up science through peer review at the workshop on “New models of peer review”, Athens, 17-19 November 2015. Andrew is co-founder of Publons. Featured on Nature in October 2014, Publons works with peer reviewers, editors and publishers to motivate reviewers by giving credit for peer review in a format that can be included in job and funding applications. Andrew received his PhD…

EA Conference 2016 “Innovating the Gutenberg Galaxis”, Mainz, 26-27 January 2016: Call for posters

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EA Conference 2016 Call for Posters Innovating the Gutenberg Galaxis The role of peer review and open access in university knowledge dissemination and evaluation A conference at the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz/Germany, 26–27 January 2016 in conjunction with the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz JGU http://www.ea-aw.org/peerreview2016 The workshop will investigate the role of peer review and open access in university knowledge dissemination and evaluation. Day 1 will address peer review, with…

Michael Willis (Wiley) interviewed Flaminio Squazzoni on PEERE Action

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Michael Willis (Wiley) interviewed Flaminio Squazzoni on PEERE Action. To read the interview, here.

David Erdos (Cambridge University) will talk on “On data protection framework: Rationale and problems” at the Brescia meeting on “Protocols and guidelines for data sharing in peer review”, July 22-23, Brescia Italy

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David Erdos (Cambridge University) will talk on “On data protection framework: Rationale and problems” at the Brescia meeting on “Protocols and guidelines for data sharing in peer review”, July 22-23, Brescia Italy. David is University Lecturer in Law and the Open Society in the Faculty of Law and a Fellow in Law at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge.  Before joining Cambridge in October 2013, David spent six years as a research…

Neil M. Richards (Washington University Law) will talk on “Intellectual privacy and the Hague Declaration on data mining” at the PEERE workshop in Brescia on 22-23 July 2015

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Neil M. Richards will talk on “Intellectual privacy and the Hague Declaration on data mining” at the PEERE workshop in Brescia on 22-23 July 2015. Neil is professor of law and an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of privacy. Info on Neil here.

Philippe Ravaud (Université Paris Descartes) will give a talk on “Generating better evidence to guide the peer review system evolution” at the PEERE Workshop in Split on 18 June 2015

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Philippe Ravaud (Université Paris Descartes) will give a talk on “Generating better evidence to guide the peer review system evolution” at the PEERE Workshop in Split on 18 June 2015. Philippe is Director of the French Cochrane Centre. His research activities during the last years have been structured around the following 4 main themes : Evaluation of nonpharmacological treatments Development and validation of endpoints Meta-analyses and network meta-analyses Interpretation and communication of research…

Programme and info for the Workshop on “Towards new frontiers of peer review: prospects and challenges”, University of Split, 16-19 June 2015

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This is the  final programme of the Worskhop “Towards new frontiers of peer review: prospects and challenges”, University of Split, 16-19 June 2015. Invited speakers are: Adrian Aldcroft (PLoS ONE), Philippe Ravaud (Université Paris Descartes), Kyle Siler (University of Toronto), Didier Torny (RiTME-INRA, France) and Elizabeth Wager (BMC Research Integrity and Peer Review). The workshop will take place at Studia Mediterranea, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Peristil 3/III,…

Kyle Siler (University of Toronto) will talk on “Risk, reward and innovation in peer review” at the Workshop on “Challenges and prospects towards a new frontier of peer review”, Split, 16-18 June 2015

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Kyle Siler (University of Toronto) will talk on “Risk, reward and innovation in peer review” at the Workshop on “Challenges and prospects towards a new frontier of peer review”, Split, 16-18 June 2015. Kyle is post-doc at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He is working on how peer review is changing published research in the social sciences. More info at: https://sites.google.com/site/ksiler/

Eric Hall

Eric Hall (Pre-VAL) mentioned PEERE in “Four reasons to feel good about the future of peer review” (Research Information, 10 March 2015)

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Behind the headlines are exciting initiatives that have the potential to, not just improve peer review, but optimise it for 21st century scholarship, says Eric Hall, director of business development for PRE (peer review evaluation) at Striatus. He mentioned PEERE as an example of innovative Action: “In 2014, COST (the intergovernmental framework for cooperation in science and technology in Europe) formed a group representing the first government-funded, multi-national effort to ‘improve the…

PRE-val supports PEERE

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PRE-val verifies for the end user that content has gone through the peer review process and provides information that is vital to assessing the quality of that process. It is the flagship service of PRE (Peer Review Evaluation), which is a non-profit organisation based in Boston (MA) that provides services designed to support and strengthen the peer-review process – the cornerstone of scholarly communication.