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October 31, 2017
Jasmine Janes, Manu Saunders, Sean Tomlinson
By Jasmine Janes, Manu Saunders and Sean Tomlinson
Last month we posted a two-part blog post about the peer review of grants. In part one we asked if peer review was ‘fair’ and if it could be made better for ECRs. In part two we highlighted and discussed some of the way...
October 24, 2017
In case you missed it, or in case you forgot, here is a list of the questions that we asked regarding the grant application review process. (Skip to the results).
Q1 - what is your career stage?
non-tenured (contract or non-tenured)
September 28, 2017
By Dr Jasmine Janes, Dr Manu Saunders & Dr Sean Tomlinson
Yesterday we asked if peer review in funding circles was biased, particularly against ECRs (early career researchers). Today we offer some suggestions for improving the grant peer review experience.
So, can the g...
September 27, 2017
The current system of peer reviewing grant proposals is recent, relative to editorial peer review. It started informally in the USA around the 1950s, apparently within Defence-related research offices, and quickl...