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Peer review in an Era of Evaluation : Understanding the Practice of Gatekeeping in Academia

Publication year: 2022

ISBN: 978-3-030-75263-7

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This volume explores peer review in the scientific community and academia. While peer review is as old as modern science itself, recent changes in the evaluation culture of higher education systems have increased the use of peer review, and its purposes, forms and functions have become more diversified. This book put together a comprehensive set of conceptual and empirical contributions on various peer review practices with relevance for the scientific community and higher education institutions worldwide.

Subject: Education, Higher Education, Assessment, Testing and Evaluation, Research Skills, Evaluative Culture, REF, Peer review, Scientific communication, Scientific quality, Research excellence, Research assessment, Research quality