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Symposium 3 ‘Predatory journals: Transparency and accountability – who should take action?

Location Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date 28 - 31 May 2017
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Interested in peer review? The COST network "New Frontiers on Peer Review" participates at the 5th World Conference on Research Integrity

Peer review is a key element in any researcher’s career. The final result of a review can be highly influenced by many external factors such as concerns, incentives and/or institutional contexts. That is why, the COST network New Frontiers on Peer Review (PEERE) is carrying out a qualitative and quantitative analysis on this practice in different scientific fields and is also evaluating what the implications of different peer review models are.

In the frame of this research, the COST network will participate in Symposium 3 ‘Predatory journals: Transparency and accountability – who should take action?’ during the 5th World Conference on Research Integrity. Jadranka Stojanovski, from the University of Zadar (Croatia) and PEERE network member, will give a talk on the challenges behind scientific  journal publications: ‘Many shades of journal publishing: what colour is peer review in a predatory journal?’

Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General of the European Commission’s DG Research and Innovation, Director-General, will be one of the key-note speakers at the Conference. 

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