Workshop: Peer Review from the Biomaterials Editors’ Perspective


Dr. Marina Soares e Silva, Elsevier Materials Science, the Netherlands

Invited speakers:

Prof. Kam Leong, Biomaterials Editor-in-Chief, Columbia University, NY, USA
Prof. Abhay Pandit, Biomaterials Senior Editor, CURAM/National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Theme of the workshop

Aimed at current and prospective reviewers in Biomedical Engineering and Biomaterials, this Elsevier Publishing Connect session will focus on the importance of reviewers in the process of peer review and how good referees reports are crucial for editors. Prof. Leong and his team will share tips on writing reports that are helpful for journal editors to make their decisions. We welcome questions and suggestions from the audience on peer-review and refereeing to better help us serve the community at large and the journal authors and reviewers.

Important Dates

Online registration opens: November 1, 2016
Online abstract submission: December 1, 2016
Abstract submissions deadline: February 10, 2017
Last call for abstracts for posters only deadline: May 12, 2017
Notification to authors: May 20, 2017
Standard registration deadline: May 31, 2017


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