Eighth International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication

September 10-12, 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Our aim is to encourage research into the quality and credibility of peer review and scientific publication, to establish the evidence base on which scientists can improve the conduct, reporting, and dissemination of scientific research.

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What Was Presented?
  • 3 days of original research
  • September 10: Common Problems in Peer Review and Scientific Publication
  • September 11: Improving Peer Review and Scientific Publication
  • September 12: Innovations in Peer Review and Scientific Publication
  • 45 Plenary Session reports of original research
  • 84 Poster Session reports of original research
  • 5 Plenary Session Invited Talks
  • Equal time for presentation and audience participation

Related links


Drummond Rennie, “Let’s make peer review scientific” in Nature

Call for Research Editorial in JAMA and BMJ.

Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS)

Evidence-Based Medicine: An Oral History—Video Conference and Interviews of EBM Leaders

Updated September 29, 2017