Peer Review Resources

This is a curated list of resources on developing peer review skills and understanding peer review policies. It accompanies our handout:

APS Professional Skills Training

Selected Articles on Peer Review Skills

Peer Review Information for APS Journals

Funding Agencies

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH asks its peer reviewers to provide expert assessment, transparency, impartiality, fairness, confidentiality, integrity, and efficiency.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

The NSF seeks to ensure that funding proposals are reviewed in a manner that is fair, competitive, transparent, and in depth.

Related Items

Peer Review 101 Handout

Practical tips for trainees, junior faculty, and mentors to build experience as a reviewer. (PDF)

Peer Review

APS seeks to provide feedback and analysis on the functionality of the peer review process.