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ORAU celebrates Peer Review Week

Peer Review Week this year will be focused on exploring diversity and inclusion within peer review

ORAU employees taking part in Peer Review Week activities
Peer Review Week is Sept. 10-15, 2018

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—ORAU focuses on helping agencies and private organizations make informed decisions about the scientific research they pursue through customizable peer reviews. The peer review process is critical when considering the scientific feasibility and technical merit of proposed research. For the first time, ORAU is celebrating Peer Review Week from September 10-15. Peer Review Week this year will be focused on exploring diversity and inclusion within peer review. The globally recognized week celebrates the importance of peer review in supporting scientific excellence and celebrates the experts involved with the peer review process. Visit the Peer Review Week website to learn more.

How ORAU impacts peer review

Who are our peer reviewers?

ORAU looks far and wide for subject matter experts who fit the needs of the peer review, merit review or program evaluation. Our international network of experts are identified, vetted and recruited from across the globe. Review the maps below to see how many reviewers we work with from all over the world.

Who are our peer reviewers?

Peer Review world map

“Peer review is core to science. It is a main function that is a part of the scientific integrity of our nation and of our world.”

About ORAU

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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