Find out more about becoming a reviewer for one of Bioscientifica's published journals, the benefits and other key information you'll need to know.

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The reviewers who support the Editorial Boards of Bioscientifica-published journals are incredibly important.

Bioscientifica prides itself on working with reviewers across all areas of biological and medical research, with the main goal of ensuring that the highest quality research is made available to readers from across the world. By supporting the senior Editorial Boards of the journals in our portfolio, you can help shape the future of published research in our high-impact journals. 

  • As a reviewer, you will make vital contributions to your field. You will help drive the dissemination of knowledge by raising the quality of published research using your expertise.

  • You will remain up-to-date with the most current research and gain exposure to up-coming advances in your field before they are published. Furthermore, you also get a chance to voice legitimate concerns, where relevant. 

  • By engaging with Editorial Boards and providing feedback to authors, you will build your professional network by establishing relationships with peers from your research field. These collaborations will enhance and further your career development.

  • Peer reviewing raises your reputation within our endocrine community. You will be able to add your peer-review activity to your CV and your Publons profile.

  • Finally, peer review will help you further develop your critical thinking abilities, a skill that will be beneficial to your own research career.

Bioscientifica has partnered with Publons, to enable all reviewers to record their extensive career of peer-reviewing.

However for many new reviewers just starting out, the peer review process can be daunting and confusing. 

Introducing the Publons Academy.

Gain practical experience in peer review with the Publons Academy, their free peer review training course. You'll write real reviews with one-to-one guidance from a mentor, and gain exclusive access to their Review Template and examples.

Upon graduation from the course, you’ll have the confidence you need to begin your reviewing career in the world of scholarly publishing.

You can learn more about the course and how to enrol online

All profits Bioscientifica generates are gift-aided back to our parent charity the Society for Endocrinology. The Society uses this revenue to support its goals of providing numerous grants and awards for its members. Furthermore, the Society also uses the revenue to develop the skills of early-career researchers and clinicians in all fields of endocrinology.

Bioscientifica has partnered with Publons to provide our Reviewers and Editors the ability to receive recognition for their work on our journals. Publons also has fantastic resources for improving your skills as a Reviewer:

Want to improve your skills as a Reviewer?




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Reviewer sign-up form

If you want to become a reviewer for one of the Bioscientifica-published journals, just complete this quick form.

  • All applications will be considered by the relevant Editorial Team(s). 
  • If approved, you will be added to our database of volunteer reviewers and may be invited by the Editorial Board to review relevant manuscripts.
  • Please note, being added to our database is not a guarantee that you will be asked to review a manuscript. The selection of reviewers is at the discretion of the Editors.
  • If your application is not successful you will not receive notice of this from the Editorial Team.


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