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Centre for Higher Education Practice

Thinkwrite - Peer Review with Purpose Event

09:15 - 16:30
21 June 2019
Venue confirmed by email after booking onto this course.

Event details

The aim of this workshop is to inform participants of the procedures, methods and constraints of writing a peer review. By taking part in this course researchers will discover new ways in which to structure and write a review.

Intended Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this session, you will have a fuller understanding of:

  • the communication process involved in publishing academic papers
  • the various roles that peer reviewers can be expected to fulfil
  • the editors needs and constraints, and how this can influence a reviewer's task
  • your ability to produce a worthwhile review


Participants should bring copies of three or four papers that have been published in a journal for which they think they could be asked to write a peer review. Please make sure that you have recently read at least one of these papers.

Please look on that journal's website and bring along (printed or on screen):

any instructions to peer reviewers
any instructions to authors

Session run by:

Dr Jakob Whitfield

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