How to peer review manuscripts for science journals
For all University of Portsmouth Research and Academic Staff
The ability to review manuscripts is a core skill for every science researcher. This workshop with experienced reviewer and trainer Dr David Jones (Natural History Museum, London) will explain how the peer review system works and what is expected of reviewers. By participating in exercises and discussions, you will learn how to review manuscripts quickly and effectively. But how long should you spend reviewing a manuscript? And what should you write in your review? Find out in this workshop with the results from an extensive survey of 112 editors of international peer reviewed science journals.
This workshop will enable you to:
Understand your responsibilities as a reviewer
Critically review manuscripts quickly and effectively
Understand what to include in written comments to editors and authors