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Systematic variation in reviewer practice according to country and gender in the field of ecology and evolution.

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The characteristics of referees and the potential subsequent effects on the peer-review process are an important consideration for science since the integrity of the system depends on the appropriate evaluation of merit. In 2006, we conducted an online survey of 1334 ecologists and evolutionary biologists pertaining to the review process. Respondents were from Europe, North America and other regions of the world, with the majority from English first language countries. Women comprised a third...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0003202

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Plant Sciences
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
9
Article number:
e3202
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Source identifiers:
47088
Language:
English
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pubs:47088
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2012-12-19

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