SixWordPeerReview

Since yesterday, a fun sciencey #hashtag has been trending on Twitter: #SixWordPeerReview. It’s all about people in academia venting their frustrations with the peer review process. A lot of them are just funny, some a bit poignant with a truthful core. Here are some of my favourites:

Since yesterday, a fun sciencey #hashtag has been trending on Twitter: #SixWordPeerReview. It’s all about people in academia venting their frustrations with the peer review process. A lot of them are just funny, some a bit poignant with a truthful core. Here are some of my favourites:

http://storify.com/MTompitak/sixwordpeerreview

I don’t have much experience with reviewers myself yet, but it looks like this topic is tapping into some very deep frustrations within the scientific community. Have you ever had such experiences with the process?

Marco is a theoretical (bio)physicist, currently engaged in unraveling the sequence-dependent dynamics of DNA molecules to earn his PhD at Leiden University. Other passions include literature and history.

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