peer review

(redirected from Peer-reviewed)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
References in periodicals archive ?
Peer-reviewed Contributions as a Measure of Scientific Advancement
The author wishes to thank Brent Yergensen for independently grading a subset of the students' peer-reviewed papers.
Statistics show marked improvement in peer-reviewed firms' accounting and auditing practices.
Our state board doesn't require us to be peer-reviewed, but we do it because it gives us assurance that we're completing financial statements correctly.
For many decades, the tobacco industry successfully claimed that smoking is really rather good for you--and backed this up with relevant peer-reviewed research published in prestigious journals.
After TAPPI began publishing peer-reviewed papers electronically, many TAPPI Members felt there was still a need to also print peer-reviewed technical and research reports.
The Population Bomb was sourced with 49 endnotes, only five of which were from peer-reviewed scientific journals.
PMC only accepts peer-reviewed work, but it also currently only requires that a journal have two federally funded researchers on its board--a very low bar for an industry that has repeatedly found ingenuous ways to co-opt science and scientists.
based American Chemical Society--annually publishes 32 peer-reviewed journals containing some 20,000 papers.
Institutional legitimation is a matter of the peer-review process and not a question of the medium in which peer-reviewed work is distributed.
During my tenure on the Professional Liability Insurance Plan Committee, the committee began monitoring the claims activity of peer-reviewed firms against those that were not reviewed.
The Mars Organic Analyzer (MOA), a portable capillary electrophoresis instrument, combined with state-of-the-art fluorescent labeling technology, can detect a much broader spectrum of organic compounds than was previously possible, and these could serve as key biomarkers of extinct or existing life on Mars, according to a report in the December 2006 issue (Volume 6, Number 6) of Astrobiology, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.