In a nutshell: The four peer review stages in RIO explained

  • 04/10/2016
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    Having received a number of requests to further clarify our peer review process, we hereby provide a concise summary of the four author- and journal-organised peer review stages applicable to all research article publications submitted to RIO.    Stage 1: Author-organised pre-submission review Optional. This review process can take place in the ARPHA Writing Tool […]

    RIO supports Publons in finding this year’s Sentinels of Science

  • 19/09/2016
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    Peer Review Week is coming and this year’s topic “Recognition for Review” is rather close to our hearts! Developing the concept of RIO, among our central goals was to create a workflow that allows scientists – authors, reviewers and editors alike – to get the maximum credit for their work. RIO implements one of the […]

    Scattered marine cave biodiversity data to find home in new database WoRCS, Project Report

  • 13/09/2016
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    Considered “biodiversity reservoirs,” underwater caves are yet to be explored with only a few thoroughly researched areas in the world. Furthermore, species diversity and distributional data is currently scattered enough to seriously hinder conservation status assessments, which is of urgent need due to planned and uncontrolled coastal urbanization. Thereby, a large international team of scientists, […]