Errors in science: The role of reviewers

T. Székely, O. Krüger, E.T. Krause

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Abstract

Reviewers play a key role in science, although studies suggest the current peer-reviewing system has faults. We propose to introduce a quality control system to evaluate each journal's review process, and produce a Review Quality Index. We propose four schemes that have the potential to reduce errors in a key step in scientific decision making: the reviewing process.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)371-373
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Ecology & Evolution
Volume29
Issue number7
Early online date27 May 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014

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