Benefits and drawbacks of double-blind peer review

29 January 2017

Peer reviewing is used in conferences around the world. There are three types of reviewing commonly carried out in a conference setting; open reviewing, single-blind peer review and double-blind. In this post, we will discuss the elements of double-blind peer review. Definition of double-blind peer review Double-blind peer review means the identity of both the…

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Giving back to the research community

12 October 2016

Universities all over the world run research weeks for their students and staff. Students also get involved in organising conferences for their faculty. It’s around this time of year that the planning for this years’ event begins. At Ex Ordo, we’re always trying to help the research community in any way we can. Each year,…

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Benefits and drawbacks of single-blind peer review

12 February 2016

In our recent posts, we have discussed both what’s involved in both double-blind peer review and open reviewing. The third, and so far most common, form of reviewing is the single-blind peer review. Definition of single-blind peer review Single-blind peer review means that the identity of the reviewer is anonymous, but the author’s name and affiliation are on…

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Would your presentation be better off without slides? [Guest post]

17 July 2015

This is a guest post by Enago. Slides are an option, not a requirement For anyone whose workweek includes one or more meetings or the infamous ‘town hall’ presentations or who’s attending a research conference, the prospect of yet another PowerPoint slide presentation is enough to generate much eye-rolling and audible groaning. It seems that…

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