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A peer review card exchange game

https://doi.org/10.24069/2542-0267-2018-3-4-144-154

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Abstract

Introduction. Peer review aims to ensure the quality of research and help journal editors in the publication process. COST action PEERE, which explores peer review, including its efficiency, transparency and accountability, organised a peer review school endorsed by EASE. We developed a card exchange game based on responsibility and integrity in peer review for a hands-on training session.

Methods. We used the approach for the development of training materials about responsible research and innovation developed by the HEIRRI project, and the principles of the card game for the popularisation of the philosophy of science.

Results. We created 32 card statements about peer review, distributed across 6 domains: Responsiveness, Competence, Impartiality, Confidentiality, Constructive criticism and Responsibility to science. We adapted the instructions for the game and tested the game during the peer review school at the University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia, May 2018. The feedback by the participants was very positive.

Conclusions. The Peer Review Card Exchange Game could be used as an introductory activity for teaching integrity and ethics in peer review training.

About the Authors

R. Tokalić
University of Split
Croatia

Ružica Tokalić, Department of Research in Biomedicine in Health, University of Split School of Medicine

Split

 



A. Marušić
University of Split
Croatia

Ana Marušić, Department of Research in Biomedicine in Health, University of Split School of Medicine

Split



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Tokalić R., Marušić A. A peer review card exchange game. Science Editor and Publisher. 2018;3(3-4):144-154. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.24069/2542-0267-2018-3-4-144-154

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