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Göttingen Open Science Meet-up on 28 May 2018

The next Göttingen Open Science Meet-up will focus on practical aspects of peer review, from the author/reviewer/editor perspective.

Time: Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 13-16 o’clock
Venue: SUB Göttingen, Platz der Göttinger Sieben, Seminar Room, 1rst floor, on the gallery

Please register via

Via the form you can indicate if you would like to contribute a practical example (e.g. review report, reponse letter, a good practice, a conflict etc.).


13.00-13.30 Welcome and Round of Introductions
13.30-14.15 Three presentations on peer review – from author/reviewer/editor perspective
Core questions:
  • How to respond to a peer review report?
  • How to conduct a peer review? How to write a review report? What are the benefits for reviewers?
  • What is the role of editors?
  • How does open peer review work?
Presentations (ca. 10 minutes each)
  • A perspective from the Humanities / Social Sciences – Andreas Blümel
  • A perspective from the Natural Sciences – Sven Bradler
  • Open Peer Review in a nutshell – Edit Görögh
14.15 – 14.45 Show & Tell – review examples, etc. 

14.45-15.15 Outbreak discussion


15.15-16.00 Reports & Next steps

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