mathematical models

A new peer review model has been suggested by economists from Bristol University

by @abbybeall

The effectiveness of peer review has been investigated in a new paper entitled Modelling the effects of subjective and objective decision making in scientific peer review that was published on 5th December, in Nature.

Researchers from the School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol studied the system and presented a new model that improves on the current peer review system. They used a mathematical model to understand the behaviour of scientists when undertaking a review. (more…)