Ethics & Practicalities of Open Peer Review in Journal Publishing

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Ethics & Practicalities of Open Peer Review in Journal Publishing

Ethics & Practicalities of Open Peer Review in Journal Publishing

Jean-Sébastien Caux, University of Amsterdam. Tony Ross-Hellauer, Goettingen State and University Library. Liz Allen, F1000.

Ethics & Practicalities of Open Peer Review in Journal Publishing

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Uploaded: 11/05/2018

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Jean-Sébastien Caux covers what SciPost aims to achieve, the organisational structure and an editorial flowchart summary. Find his slides here.

Tony Ross-Hellauer discusses researcher attitudes towards open peer review, including principles of open scholarship. He also describes the difference between traditional peer reviewing and open peer review. Find his slides here.

From her perspective at F1000, Liz Allen highlights the need for innovation and experimentation in publishing peer review,  and how her company works in this field.  Find her slides here.

About the speakers:

Jean-Sébastien Caux is Professor of Low-Dimensional Quantum Condensed Matter at the University of Amsterdam. His work focuses on applying advanced, nonperturbative theoretical methods to translate state-of-the-art mathematical concepts into concrete physical predictions for strongly-correlated systems in the fields of magnetism, cold atoms and quantum nanostructures. After undergraduate studies in Montréal, he moved to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and obtained his doctorate in 1998. Following a postdoc at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, he returned to Oxford as Postdoctoral Fellow in All Souls College, finally landing in Amsterdam in 2003. He is the recipient of (among others) the NWO Vici and ERC Advanced grants. Prof. Caux is a strong believer in openness in scientific publishing. He is the founder of SciPost, a non-profit foundation whose mission is to provide publishing solutions serving the best interests of science and scientists, and which runs the two-way open access publication portal.

Tony Ross-Hellauer is Scientific Manager for the OpenAIRE2020 project at Georg-August-University Göttingen. He has a PhD in Information Studies (University of Glasgow, 2012), in addition to MA (Philosophy) and MSc (Information and Library Studies) degrees. He is an enthusiastic advocate of Open Access and Open Science whose research interests include repositories, metadata, open peer review and the philosophy/history of technology.

Liz Allen is Director of Strategic Initiatives at F1000, and involved in shaping new initiatives and partnerships to promote and foster open research. Liz currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the Software Sustainability Institute, based at the University of Edinburgh, and is a member of the CASRAI CRediT Programme Committee – having co-led the development of Project CRediT (Contributor Roles Taxonomy - Liz was a Board Director of ORCID from 2010 until 2015. Prior to joining F1000 in 2015, Liz spent over a decade as Head of Evaluation at the Wellcome Trust, with a particular interest in impact assessment and the development of science-related indicators. During 2014-15 Liz served as an adviser on the UK government commissioned Independent review of the role of research metrics in research assessment In 2015 Liz became a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Policy Institute at King’s College London.