1.2 Models of peer review 

About this video

In this section, we discuss the various models of peer review and break down the difference between single/double/triple anonymized and all identities visible review, and discuss their strong suits and shortcomings. We also shed light on the difference between internal and external peer review.

(Updated August 2023)

About the presenter

Bahar Mehmani
Bahar Mehmani, PhD

Peer Review Innovation Lead, Elsevier

Bahar is peer review innovation lead at Elsevier and oversees the peer review strategy and innovation for Elsevier journals. She is the chair of the recently launched Peer Review Workbench, a unique dataset allowing evidence-based research in peer review. She received her PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Amsterdam and moved to the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light to pursue her academic career as a postdoc. She joined Elsevier in 2013 as a managing editor and since then has studied peer review as a scientific research topic. Bahar is vice president of the European Association of Science Editors, and co-chair of NISO's Inclusion, Equity, Diversity, and Accessibility committee.