December 4, 2022

What are the problems with peer review?

Here is a quick and helpful video overview of concerns with the peer review process.

Here is a quick and helpful video overview of concerns with the peer review process. Scientists and journal editors comment at a conference organised by BioMed Central and BMC Biology last year. Greg Petsko, of Weill Cornell Medical College, the chair of the discussion says, “The thesis is that there is something seriously wrong with the scientific review process… which has become, if not outright broken, distorted to the point where it’s hindering people’s careers, and causing more problems than it is solving.”

Michael Cook
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