Welcome to our fourteenth issue - March 2013
Lastly, we outline a new annual recognition program that we have developed for reviewers,
How Elsevier is supporting Open Access
Scopus: a must-have resource for reviewers
Certificate of Peer Reviewing Excellence
Research Trends and Elsevier Labs host their first virtual seminar
Annela graduated from Edinburgh University with an MChem in 1999 and began her PhD in the lab of Professor Steve Mann FRS in the School of Chemistry at the University of Bristol, in the area of bio molecular tem plating of organic-inorganic hybrid structures. Her postdoc in membrane protein folding was in the School of Medical Sciences. Annela was awarded a Life Sciences Interface Fellowship by the Epsrc in 2006 which she held at the Imperial College London and the University of Chicago, where her work was on the use of microfluidics in the study of protein aggregation and crystallization. Annela has been at the University of Bristol since 2009. Read more...
With major changes being heralded by the Finch Report and other developments, Open Access is a phrase on many lips.
Would you be more likely to review an article if you knew it was Open Access? Yes, no, not sure?
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Results from Opinion Poll in Issue 13
A big thank you to those of you who took part in our recent poll. Following a suggestion by one of our readers, Terry Tan, we asked you: What is a reasonable time period for a peer review? Our sister publication, Editors’ Update ran the same poll.
|Two weeks||18% (65 votes)||22% (107 votes)|
|One month||49% (176 votes)||59% (286 votes)|
|Two months||20% (70 votes)||16% (77 votes)|
|Three months||7% (25 votes)||3% (12 votes)|
|Longer||6% (20 votes)||1% (3 votes)|
Results as of 7 March 2013