Olgica Nedić and Aleksandar Dekanski (University of Belgrade, Serbia) published an editorial letter on “A survey on publishing policies of the Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society – On the occasion of the 80th volume” in The Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 80(7), 959-969, 2015. The letter reports on recent advances in peer review and editorial instructions in JSCS, Have a look here.
Marcel Ausloos published with other colleagues an article on “Cooperative peer-to-peer multiagent-based systems” in Physical Review E. Here is the article
Maciej J. Mrowinski, Agata Fronczak, Piotr Fronczak, Olgica Nedic and Marcel Ausloos published “Review times in peer review: quantitative analysis and modelling of editorial workflows” in Scientometrics on 9 February 2016.
Katri Huutoniemi published an article on “Interdisciplinarity as Academic Accountability: Prospects for Quality Control Across Disciplinary Boundaries” in Social Epistemology A Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Policy (DOI:10.1080/02691728.2015.1015061). The article is published under open access option thanks to PEERE funds. Here is the article.
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…
Marusic A. and Squazzoni F. (2015) Peering at peer review – COST Transdomain Action: New Frontiers of Peer Review (PEERE), European Science Editing, 41(1), 16.