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Peer review duo create new tool in psychology research

From mentor to co-author: the Publons Academy helped to form an international collaboration  Lilian Jans-Beken couldn’t believe her luck when her assigned mentor for the Publons Academy was leading clinical psychologist, Paul Wong. The PhD student and Professor Emeritus have since moved beyond peer review and formed an international collaboration in which they developed, validated, […]

Spotlight: Highly Cited Researcher Jane Elith

Ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in Web of Science, Highly Cited Researchers are leading the way in solving the world’s biggest challenges. But what makes them tick? As we prepare to announce the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2019, and as part of our series getting to know […]

Web of Science Group for Publishers, an interview with Keith Collier

For more than 50 years, the Web of Science has been the only publisher-independent citation index serving the research ecosystem, and relied upon by publishers. But following revamped products and focused investment in our team, the Web of Science Group can offer so much more, tailored specifically for the publishing community. Keith Collier, Vice President […]

First large-scale survey on grant peer review published by Publons

London, UK, and Philadelphia, US – October 10, 2019: The first large-scale survey on competitive research grant peer review, Grant Review in Focus, is published today by Publons, part of the Web of Science Group (a Clarivate Analytics company). A grant is a financial award given by a governmental body, non-profit, or private enterprise for […]

Springer Publishing Company Moves Complete Journal Portfolio to ScholarOne

Nursing, medical, and behavioral sciences publisher will benefit from integrated peer review services from the Web of Science Group London, UK, September 19, 2019 – The Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company, is proud to announce that Springer Publishing Company, the innovative nursing, behavioral and health sciences, and medical publisher is moving its […]

Back to the future: transparent, scalable peer review

Royal Society partners with the Web of Science Group to develop their open peer review workflows Monday 2nd September 2019: Here is a trivia question for you: when was open or transparent peer review first introduced? Most researchers would probably guess the early noughties, when open access first became mainstream in biology and medicine. The […]

How to build your online researcher identity and increase your impact

Starting a career is very exciting but can also feel complex and intimidating at times, regardless of the professional environment, and the highly competitive world of academic research is no exception. As an early career researcher (ECR) there are multiple dimensions to your career: first and foremost pursuing your post-doctoral research project, ideally by securing […]

6 tips to secure a peer review invitation

This article was originally published on Publons.com on September 6, 2018. Read now. It’s not easy breaking into the world of peer review. It often requires publishing articles and then waiting for editors to contact you. That’s a slow process for early-career researchers, who want to put their foot on the accelerator and benefit from […]

For Peer Review Week, thoughts from award-winning reviewers

September 10th marks the beginning of Peer Review Week 2018, the latest annual celebration of peer reviewing and its importance in maintaining standards of quality and integrity in research and scientific communication. The week’s official activities include webinars and workshops devoted to this year’s theme: Diversity in Peer Review. One of the organizing partners of […]