Digging deeper into peer review scams

Presented by

Sneha Kulkarni

About this talk

Have you read news about peer review scams and wondered why these happen? One of the chief reasons behind this problem is the lack of transparency in the peer review process. In this webinar, I will discuss what leads academics to rig the peer review process, based on my paper What causes peer review scams and how can they be prevented? published in Learned Publishing. Who is this webinar for? This webinar is for journal editors, publishers, publishing directors, peer reviewers, and others who want to understand more about recent peer review scams and possible preventive measures. Why should you attend? You will learn about why the peer review process is targeted. We will also discuss important topics like the lack of transparency in the peer review process and the factors that lead academics to rig the peer review process. We will end with talking about what steps can be taken to make prevent the peer review process from manipulation.

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