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Peer Review Policies and Practices

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What's New in Peer Review

Coronavirus Update: Additional Guidance for Peer Reviewers

Coronavirus Update: Guidance for Peer Reviewers

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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:
 

Confidentiality

Conflict of Interest

Rigor

Human Subjects

Inclusion

Stem Cells

Vertebrate Animals

Budget

Scoring

Appeals


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

 

This page last updated on June 12, 2020
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