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Peer Review Policies and Practices

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What's New in Peer Review

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For Reviewers

Information for reviewers:  Find pre-meeting, meeting and post-meeting activities on our ‘Information for Reviewers’ website.  The site includes key information such as reviewer guidelines, policy documents, step-by-step instructions for using the Internet Assisted Review (IAR) system. In addition, critique templates are located on the website; reviewers must check with their Scientific Review Officer on which template to use. 

Law, Regulations and Policies

Peer review regulations provide the underpinning of peer review policies. 

For Peer Review policies, see the section for:

Peer Review Integrity


Conflict of Interest


Human Subjects


Stem Cells

Vertebrate Animals




Note: Other guidelines can be found on the Consolidated List of Reviewer Documents webpage 


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