In a major win for transparency, 55% of reviewers in the last 3 years disclosed their identities on the published paper. 50% and 56% of female and male reviewers respectively opted to release their names.
Majority of peer reviewers of accepted papers at Nature Publishing Group opt to be named
open peer review is good for science (its how it started...) and scientists (more of their work gets visible) Three-year trial shows support for recognizing peer reviewers
"Around 3,700 Nature referees have chosen to be publicly recognized, and around 80% of Nature papers have at least one referee named." Breakdown by gender: "50% of female referees [agreed to be publicly named] and 56% of male referees."
#PeerReview #RecognizeReview trial shows despite complicated workflows (author and reviewer consents) a simple thank you can go a long way
Three-year trial shows support for recognizing peer reviewers: 55% of reviewers of *accepted* papers agreed to be acknowledged when the article was published
Three-year trial shows support for recognizing peer reviewers
Support for named peer review after trial across several journals
Feels like we've got shifting ground on the anonymity of peer reviewing underway ... Three-year trial shows support for recognizing peer reviewers
"Three-year trial shows support for recognizing peer reviewers - Thousands of Nature referees have chosen to be publicly acknowledged." #peerreview