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Transition Skills: How to Peer Review

June 6, 2023
Online (MS Teams)
10:30 - 13:00

Being a peer reviewer is an essential step for those intending to pursue an academic career. As an early career researcher, it is vital that you familiarise yourself with the process of peer reviewing. Peer reviewers are invited to read articles submitted to academic journals for publication critically, and then either suggest that it is accepted, rejected, or most frequently, revised and improved before it is published.

In this workshop, you will:

•        Become aware of what peer reviewing entails

•        Consider why peer reviewing is necessary

•        Understand the peer review process, models and ethics

•        Discover strategies for writing a peer review report

•        Create an ORCID identifier

Meet the Consultant

This workshop will be facilitated by Dr Abbie Edgar, Researcher Development Consultant at the Graduate School. Abbie supports postgraduate students with their research development and is passionate about enabling them to reach their academic potential. Abbie has a PhD in Education and is a trained post-primary teacher. Abbie's previous experience before taking up her role at the Graduate School included supporting undergraduate students with their academic skills in the Learning Development Service at QUB, working as a Support Provider for students with disabilities at QUB and as an Associate Lecturer at the Open University. 


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