Open, Portable, Decoupled? – Peer Review Under Scrutiny at SpotOn London


Elizabeth Moylan, Biology Editor at BioMed Central, joined the panel of a lively session on peer review at SpotOn London last Friday (#solo13peer). The debate was coordinated by Duncan Fraser, our Head of Platform Management & User Experience, and you can find his Storify round-up of the discussion below.

The health or otherwise of Peer Review, one of the core processes at the heart of scholarly scientific communication, is under scrutiny like never before. This panel at SpotOn London 2013 brings together 6 key peer review innovators to inform, provoke and discuss several options for the future.

And you can read more about some recent research into peer review conducted by our Biology and Medical Editors in this post from last week.