An argument for fully anonymous peer review by demonstration

Fiona Ingleby and Megan Head (post-docs in evolutionary genetics and evolutionary biology) co-wrote an article on gender differences in the transition from PhD studies to post-doc. One reviewer suggested (among other things) that a male co-author’s name on the manuscript would be an improvement.

6 thoughts on “An argument for fully anonymous peer review by demonstration

  1. Thanks Matt — it just came up in my twitter feed so I posted the tweets themselves in the post rather than a link, but that’s helpful.

  2. Ah! My browser sometimes doesn’t display embedded tweets, so I just saw the two non-tweet sentences without context. Sorry for assuming there was an error in the post rather than in my browser!

  3. What others have said. You have already, Claire, made a significant contribution to the profession. Be assured that a lot of people will have a very positive impression you.

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