Peer Review Week 2019 – Quality In Peer Review
WHAT IS PEER REVIEW WEEK?
Peer Review Week is a global event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. The event brings together individuals, institutions, and organizations committed to sharing the central message that good peer review, whatever shape or form it might take, is critical to scholarly communications. They organize virtual and in-person events, webinars, interviews and social media activities. The theme of Peer Review Week 2019 is Quality in Peer Review: #PeerRevWk19 #QualityinPeerReview
WHY PEER REVIEW WEEK?
- To emphasize the central role peer review plays is scholarly communication
- To showcase the work of editors and reviewers
- To share research and advance best practices
- To highlight the latest innovation and applications
As past of this year’s conversation about peer review, two of the Editors-in-Chief for Pathogens and Disease, Dr Wilhelmina Huston and Dr Alfredo Garzino-Demo, took the time to share their considerable experience in organizing a high quality peer review process in scientific publishing:
We are proud to announce the publication of the Joint Thematic Issue on EU-Funded Yeast Biotechnology Projects. This is a collaboration between two of our Journals, FEMS Microbiology Letters and FEMS Yeast Research and features articles from biotechnology projects funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 (H2020) programme.