SpotOn16 - What will peer review look like in 2030?
On Saturday 5th November, at the Wellcome Collection in London, attendees of SpotOn 16 gathered to discuss, debate and dissect the future of peer review. Talks on artificial intelligence, retractions and more all generated fantastic on Twitter activity, and here is a selection of that conversation.
- Rachel Burley from BioMed Central kicked off the morning's talks
- Poet Dan Simpson and Senior Lecturer in Science Communication Sam Illingworth led the next session, 'Peer Review Poetry'
- Participants even started tweeting poems of their own.
- — Nisha Doshi (@nishadoshi)Sat, Nov 05 2016 10:29:52Peer review - too slow, How can we improve the flow? Looking forward to inspiration, To enhance its role & reduce frustration #SpotOn16
- Then, Noah Moxham from the University of St Andrews delivered a historical overview of the peer review process
- — F1000Research (@F1000Research)Sat, Nov 05 2016 10:45:32Noah Moxham from the University of St Andrews is taking us on a journey through the history of peer review to set the scene #SpotOn16
- Safe to say, the process is considerably different to how it was in the past.
- — Anna Sharman (@sharmanedit)Sat, Nov 05 2016 10:48:11Fascinating history of peer review by Noah Moxham #spoton16. First checks were for blasphemy + sedition not scientific error
- — Daniel Shanahan (@danrshan)Sat, Nov 05 2016 10:55:54
- — Patrick Walter (@vince0noir)Sat, Nov 05 2016 11:03:36