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From peer to peer:
10 peer reviewing tips from peer reviewers
‘It builds a sense of
intellectual exchange into
the discipline.’
David Featherstone,
Glasgow University
‘Peer review is c...
‘Write the review that
you would want to
receive if you had
written the article’
‘Think of ways you can
write in a positiv...
‘Think of two or three
key things that would
draw out an argument to
make it a stronger
manuscript and not
focus on weakne...
‘Find a good mentor who can
help you understand specific
rules for that area.’
Subhan Iswahyudi,
Victoria University Melbo...
‘Be diligent, read, embrace
and take your time’
Mike Zundel,
University of Liverpool
‘It is an important process,
take it ...
‘Don’t redesign
people’s studies for
them, that’s not what
you’ve been asked to
do’
‘Work out what the
author is trying to...
‘Read through the other
reviews that come back with
the paper after the editors
decision, so you can watch
the development...
‘Say what people are
doing really well so they
keep doing it’
Give Credit
Where It’s
Due
Kelly Chandler,
Olcott, Syracuse ...
And finally...
‘ Review, review, review,
because the more you
practice you get, the
more knowledge you
gain to make a big
...
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From peer to peer: 10 peer reviewing tips from peer reviewers

  1. 1. From peer to peer: 10 peer reviewing tips from peer reviewers
  2. 2. ‘It builds a sense of intellectual exchange into the discipline.’ David Featherstone, Glasgow University ‘Peer review is crucial so we’re not just reliant on metrics but we have decent high quality research to inform our community.’ Julie Davies University of Huddersfield Remember why peer review matters
  3. 3. ‘Write the review that you would want to receive if you had written the article’ ‘Think of ways you can write in a positive and constructive way as the tone you use may be interpreted differently by the author.’ Jan Lacina Texas Christian University Kathleen Hinchman Syracuse University Keep it constructive
  4. 4. ‘Think of two or three key things that would draw out an argument to make it a stronger manuscript and not focus on weaknesses and critique.’ David Featherstone University of Glasgow
  5. 5. ‘Find a good mentor who can help you understand specific rules for that area.’ Subhan Iswahyudi, Victoria University Melbourne Use your support network to gain confidence
  6. 6. ‘Be diligent, read, embrace and take your time’ Mike Zundel, University of Liverpool ‘It is an important process, take it seriously, invest time in it, what goes out comes back’ Julie Davies University of Huddersfield Allocate Enough Time
  7. 7. ‘Don’t redesign people’s studies for them, that’s not what you’ve been asked to do’ ‘Work out what the author is trying to achieve and if the evidence is there to support it’’ Katy Mason, Lancaster University Kathleen Hinchman Syracuse University Stay in scope
  8. 8. ‘Read through the other reviews that come back with the paper after the editors decision, so you can watch the development of the paper and see how the authors responded to your critique.’ Katy Mason Lancaster University Learn from your experience
  9. 9. ‘Say what people are doing really well so they keep doing it’ Give Credit Where It’s Due Kelly Chandler, Olcott, Syracuse University
  10. 10. And finally... ‘ Review, review, review, because the more you practice you get, the more knowledge you gain to make a big difference.’ Maria Musarskaya Bournemouth University More resources available at www.WileyPeerReview.com

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