ECS Webinar: Peer Review Excellence – IOP Training and Certification

Register for March 7 webinar

Join this ECS webinar designed with busy early career researchers in mind. Take your first step to achieving a Peer Review Excellence Certificate. Paul Cooper, ECS Editorial Manager, and Laura Feetham, IOP Reviewer Engagement Manager, discuss peer-review fundamentals and ethics, and provide practical experience in reviewing a manuscript. 

Paul Cooper, ECS Editorial Manager
Laura Feetham, IOP Reviewer Engagement Manager
Date: March 7, 2023
Time: 1000-1300h ET
Free to register!

Registration is required to view the webinar. ECS membership is not required to participate.

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Learning Outcomes

The workshop focuses on key aspects of peer review in the materials sciences, including:

  • Peer-review fundamentals
  • Models of peer review
  • How to become a peer reviewer
  • How to write an excellent reviewer report
  • How to spot and respond to research misconduct
Paul Cooper

Paul CopperPaul is Editorial Manager for The Electrochemical Society. In his over 30 years with the Society, he has worked with authors, editors, and reviewers on the submission and peer process for all ECS journals. His primary drive is to provide effective peer feedback which helps researchers improve their work and advance science across the board.

Laura Feetham

Laura is Reviewer Engagement Manager for IOP (Institute of Physics) Publishing. With a wealth of experience in peer review, her goal is to optimize the process in the physical sciences by providing researchers with the skills and confidence to review well. Before joining IOP Publishing, Laura worked for several years as a peer review editor at The Lancet, first as Senior Editor based in New York, and later as Deputy Editor based in London. Earlier in her career she worked at The BMJ.

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