Don’t let researchers recommend who reviews their work

Updated: Jul 13, 2020

Why do some other funders and scholarly publishers still allow researchers to suggest reviewers to evaluate their work? Some funders and publishers call the practice unethical, while others continue to follow it, even though the evidence is clear that using these referees leaves the process open to bias and misconduct. The full article was published at Nature Index.

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