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peer review

n
1. (Education) the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development
2. (Journalism & Publishing) the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development
ˌpeer-reˈviewed adj
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Verb1.peer review - evaluate professionally a colleague's work
critique, review - appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance"
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Stephen Gallo of the American Institute of Biological Sciences(AIBS) will participate in a panel discussion as part of the 2014 Tri-Agency Peer Review Workshop to be held in Ottawa, Canada.
In the course of research, we have also reevaluated and reaffirmed our policy of double-blind peer review for reasons to be detailed herein.
The process of peer review is generally considered essential to academic quality and is widely viewed as fair and equitable.
And, if they are falsely accused, they often mistakenly believe that the truth and the facts will exonerate them if they are subjected to peer review.
Recently, we have peer reviewed each other in the administration of the in-class peer review workshops we organize at our respective colleges, and we have come to this conclusion: despite stylistic and institutional differences, writing workshops address both the practical and philosophical challenges of peer review when they draw students, tutors, faculty, and writing center directors into an authentic conversation about what peer review is and how it works.
In the healthcare industry, peer review is the process by which groups or committees of physicians review their colleagues' work.
Peer review is a tool used in the risk management (RM) context to further the RM goals of preventing the loss of human, materiel and financial resources, as well as limiting the negative consequences of adverse or unanticipated healthcare events through timely documentation, review, and analysis.
The revised standards affect all of the more than 30,000 firms enrolled in the AICPA Peer Review Program as well as peer reviewers and peer review users, including regulators.
The new survey confirms the overwhelming acceptance of peer review as a valued component of our publishing system.
They also recognize the importance peer review plays in the state board of accountancy licensure process and for other regulators.
Adkins sought documents from the hospital's peer review committee relating to peer review of all physicians at the hospital during the 7 years that he was a member of the medical staff The defendants objected, arguing that the information that Dr.
Adkins appealed to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, asserting the trial court improperly recognized the peer review privilege.