Peer review and revision process

About this video

This interactive module gives editors an overview of the core elements of constructive and fair peer-review. Tips for selecting peer reviewers and communicating decisions with authors are included along with some hypothetical scenarios to challenge your perspective on peer review.

About the presenters

Ginny Pittman

Executive Publisher, Elsevier

Ginny leads the orthopedics portfolio in the US, with 18 open access and subscription journals. She has over 25 years of experience in scholarly research publishing and educational product development, making an impact in the healthcare and life sciences fields at Wolters Kluwer, Mary Ann Liebert Publishers and Wiley-Blackwell. She has presented to author communities at medical institutions globally and has created new approaches to portfolio development, metrics, and author/editor training and tools, earning multiple awards for innovation.

Lydia Briggs

Senior Publisher, Elsevier

Lydia has worked in journals publishing since 2009 in various subject areas including medicine, social science, life sciences, physical sciences, and engineering for Wiley-Blackwell, Taylor & Francis and their imprint Cogent OA. Lydia joined Elsevier in 2018 initially as a Publisher responsible for the development of a portfolio of basic endocrinology, neuroscience, and behaviour journals and more recently, Senior Publisher for Applied Biochemistry. Holding a degree in Biomedical Sciences and Master’s in Publishing, Lydia has a passion for science and scientific communication. Lydia is based in Oxford, UK.