3.1 How to write a helpful peer review report


About this video

Probably the most important part of the peer review process, this section digs deep into what it takes to write a peer review report, which will be helpful to the author and ultimately to science. It discusses in depth the comments you make to the author, the do’s and don’ts of the same and the ethical considerations you need to be aware of. It discusses the confidential comments you can make to the editor and each of the decision recommendation you can make and what they mean.

About the presenter

Zoë Mullan

Founding editor of The Lancet Global Health

Zoë Mullan is Editor-in-Chief of the open access journal, The Lancet Global Health. She is an Ex-Officio Board Member of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health and an International Advisory Board member of Sun-Yat Sen Global Health Institute, Guangzhou, China. Between 2013 and 2017 she was a Council Member and Trustee of the Committee on Publication Ethics.