Sense About Science peer review workshop

Find out about peer review

Debate challenges to the system

Discuss the role of peer review for scientists and the public

 

Sense About Science is now taking applications for a free peer review workshop in London on Friday 31st May. To apply, email Victoria (vmurphy@senseaboutscience.org) with a CV and short cover letter. Application deadline: 17th May.

Peer Review: The Nuts and Bolts is a free half-day workshop for early career researchers and will explore how peer review works, how to get involved, the challenges to the system, and the role of peer review in helping the public to evaluate research claims.

Should peer review detect plagiarism, bias or fraud? What does peer review do for science and what does the scientific community want it to do for them? Should reviewers remain anonymous? Does it illuminate good ideas or shut them down?

Full details here: http://www.senseaboutscience.org/pages/peer-review-workshops.html