Scientists shouldn’t be allowed to recommend their own peer reviewers

Frequency distributions of external evaluation scores by source of nomination of the reviewer, ranging from 1 (poor) to 6 (outstanding).
Ratings of grant applications as a function of whether grant reviewers were nominated by the grant applicant or by an external panel.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store