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.

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Leo Tiokhin, PhD

Leo Tiokhin, PhD

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Research and data scientist slowly crawling from academia to industry. I like honest people. Learn more at https://www.leotiokhin.com/