What a reviewer needs to know about peer reviewAlireza Salehi-Nejad (University of Tehran)
The second webinar is designated for potential reviewers to provide participants with the knowledge and skills they need to be effective peer reviewers and to prepare their own manuscripts for publication. Participants will learn how to review manuscripts effectively and provide constructive feedback to authors. In addition, ethics is a central part of peer review. Peer reviewers ought to be fair, objective, and unbiased in their reviews and protect the confidentiality of the manuscripts they review. This webinar will also cover the ethical considerations of peer review, such as conflict of interest and confidentiality and how reviewers detect research misconduct.
- Chair: John Beavers (University of Texas at Austin)
- Alireza Salehi-Nejad (University of Tehran): Why and how to review a manuscript
- Kai von Fintel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): How reviewers should provide constructive criticism and meaningful feedback to authors and editors
- Colleen Fitzgerald (North Dakota State University): Ethics in peer review and how to become a reviewer
By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Apply the principles of effective peer review to manuscripts in their own field.
- Provide constructive feedback to authors that is specific, actionable, and respectful.
- Identify potential instances of research misconduct in manuscripts.
- Understand what editors and reviewers look for in manuscripts.