Archive: September 2021

Mind the gap Towards gender parity in the peer review process

The quality of the peer review process is the heart of the academic publishing system. Ideally, the peer-review process is gender-neutral. Recently, the gender perspective of the peer review process received increasing attention from the participants in the publishing process because of increased evidence of the systematic underrepresentation of women as authors, reviewers, and editors (Squazzoni, 2021).