For Peer Reviewers

Peer review is a critical component of the research process. Peer reviewers dedicate their time and knowledge to help validate the work of other researchers. Discover information, resources, and training to help make the peer review process more seamless. Join the discussion to let us know why you review.

Read more detailed information for peer reviewers.

Latest blogs

What is the role of peer review in wider society according to young scientists?

early career researchers

Early career researchers share their thoughts on peer review.

T
The Source
22 Sep 2020
8 Questions on Peer Review With a Research Engineer

peer review

The need, challenges, and pitfalls of review from one researcher's perspective.

T
The Source
22 Sep 2020
What do young scientists have to say about peer review and research quality?

early career researchers

Early career researchers share their thoughts on peer review.

T
The Source
20 Sep 2020
What do early career researchers need to know about quality and peer review?

early career researchers

Learn more about our upcoming peer review workshop for ECRs, in partnership with Sense about Science.

T
The Source
10 May 2020
Real Life Peer Review: Insight From a Researcher Reviewing for 30+ Years

peer review

Hear how review has changed over 30 years and contributed to this researcher's career.

T
The Source
06 May 2020
Real Life Peer Review: A Researcher Who Completes 30 Reviews Yearly

Learn what motivates this researcher to review regardless of the fact that it doesn't impact to his workplace evaluation. 

T
The Source
29 Apr 2020
Five Steps to a Timely Review

See how this researcher incorporates review alongside everyday responsibilities and periods of field work in remote locations

T
The Source
27 Apr 2020
7 Thoughtful Tips on Review from a Peer Reviewer

peer review

These tips from a peer reviewer highlight seven useful pieces of advice to consider when assessing your own review experience.

T
The Source
22 Apr 2020
Real Life Peer Review: The Review Experience of a Senior Research Associate

We asked researchers about their experience as peer reviewers. Hear what a Senior Research Associate had to say.

T
The Source
16 Apr 2020
Five Reasons to Validate Your Reviews with ORCID

Learn why you should utilize our service to add your review contributions to your ORCID records.

T
The Source
19 Sep 2019
What to expect from your first book proposal peer review

book publishing

New to the book peer review process? One of our Editors breaks down everything you need to know.

T
The Source
19 Sep 2019
Research integrity in peer review

Research Integrity

Learn more about research integrity in peer review by watching the interviews we conducted with a number of experts in the field.

T
The Source
18 Sep 2019
Survey Shows Strong Reviewer Satisfaction at Springer Nature

peer review

We surveyed reviewers across our brands to learn about their feelings on the process of peer review at Springer Nature. Here's what we’ve learned so far.

T
The Source
15 Sep 2019
Peer Review:getting involved as an early career researcher

peer review

Getting started as a peer reviewer when you are at the early stages of your career is not always easy. The list of tips we have put together can guide you in the process. 

T
The Source
02 Jul 2019
Upcoming Peer Review Workshop

peer review

The workshop will provide you with insights and a better understanding of the peer review process.

T
The Source
30 May 2019
What Partnering With Publons Will Mean for Peer Review at Springer Nature

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
17 Jan 2019
The Springer Nature Review Experience

peer review

View the infographic.

T
The Source
07 Dec 2018
Service Spotlight: In Review

Innovation

Read the interview.

T
The Source
01 Nov 2018
Patient peer review in academic journals: Next steps in the journey

peer review

Read the interview.

A
Authors
10 Sep 2018

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
14 Sep 2017

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
13 Sep 2017

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
12 Sep 2017
10 Steps to Evaluating Manuscripts as a Peer Reviewer

peer review

Take note of these 10 steps on successfully reviewing a manuscript.

T
The Source
23 Sep 2016
Peer Review from an Editor’s Perspective: Q&A

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
22 Sep 2016

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
20 Sep 2016

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
20 Sep 2016

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
19 Sep 2016

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
01 Sep 2016

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
11 Aug 2016

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
15 Dec 2015

peer review

Read the interview.

T
The Source
02 Oct 2015

Interested in contributing?