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Peer Review in Research Funding and Publishing – Deliberating the Value of Insight

JUNO Event

Target audience researchers of all research areas    
Language English    
Duration 1 day    
Workshop costs Participation is free for HHU members and members of HHU's Medical Faculty.    
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The speaker explores the reasoning behind peer review processes and, by retracing its history, aims to make the current status, procedures and dilemmas of peer review comprehensible. By discussing its inherent trade-offs, deliberating critical arguments which highlight the problems of peer review and presenting current approaches for finding solutions for these problems, the speaker invites the audience to reflect on how to determining the value of scientific insight.

Dr. Oliver Grewe organizes and manages peer review processes in research funding, science evaluation and the selection of highly gifted researchers as a program manager of the Volkswagen Foundation, one of Germanies biggest private research funders. He started his career in science management at the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung) and the Scientific Commission of Lower Saxony (Wissenschaftliche Kommission Niedersachsen). Since 2015 he additionally supports academics as a trainer and coach.

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