Issue 10

Welcome to our tenth issue - March 2012

  • Reviewer Profile

    Here we meet Maria Raimo, a young chemist from Italy. Here she shares some of her views on reviewing with us. Read more....

  • How do you see the Future of Peer Review?

    We put this question to you in a new online challenge asking you as reviewers, authors and editors, for ideas on how you think peer review could look. Read more....

  • Peer Review: Nuts and Bolts

    Sense About Science will soon be publishing a short guide for early career researchers. This is a nuts and bolts guide to peer review written by members of the Voice of Young Science (VoYS) network of early career researchers. Read more....

  • How to Become a Reviewer

    We are aware that there are many qualified, capable and enthusiastic people willing to review papers, so why is it so difficult to ‘break into’ the reviewer community and become an active reviewer? Read more....

Reviewer's update

Our quarterly e-update to the reviewer community. Each issue includes relevant information on developments in peer review, the Elsevier submission & peer review system and other ways we support reviewers in their important task to safeguard the scientific quality of journals. Sign up here.


Author Wordle™

The Author Wordle™ application lets you create a word cloud out of the titles of your last 100 papers in Scopus. Download the app  to your Scopus account now.


Reviewers' information pack

Reviewers' Information Pack provides practical information for the new and experienced Reviewers who review for Elsevier journals


A 20:20 Vision on the Future of Peer Review

View this on-demand webinar - A 20:20 Vision on the Future of Peer Review - Brought to you by Elsevier journal Editors' Update