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An introduction to the Peer Review Process

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Peer Review event

An Introduction to the Peer Review Process Workshop

  • 10.00am-3.00pm, Thursday 5 September 2019
  • Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG8 1BB
  • Refreshments and buffet lunch included.
  • Cost: Free of charge
  • Workshop Leader: Dr Max Wilson, University of Nottingham
  • Registration link: peerreviewsept2019.eventbrite.co.uk

Through mostly interactive exercises, this workshop, led by Dr Max Wilson, Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, discusses a range of approaches to Peer Review suitable for different situations (from workshops, to conferences, to peer-reviewed conferences, to journals, and more).

The workshop is split in two parts focusing on:

1. The purpose of peer review

2. The process of a review.

The aim of Part 1 (purpose) is to help participants understand what is expected from peer reviewing, and how the information put into a review is used by organisers later in the process, and how these vary for different venues and types of submission.

Part 2 (process) covers approaches to reading, approaches to structuring a review, dos and don’ts, and how to judge and make appropriate recommendations.

Workshop Leader:  Dr. Max L. Wilson, University of Nottingham

Dr Max L. Wilson is an Associate Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Nottingham.  Max is a Deputy Editor at the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. In his field, strong research contributions are peer-reviewed and published at (usually) ACM conferences like CHI and UIST.

Max has reviewed papers for Peer-Reviewed ACM Conferences for more than 10 years, served as an AC (senior reviewer) for 3 years, and is serving as an SC (area topic chair) for CHI2020. In the past, Max has served as papers chair IIiX2012, and has organised a range of workshops reviewing and accepting smaller social contributions. Max has also served as Panels chair for CHI2019 and Courses chair for CHI2017/18, reviewing contributions for community value rather than rigour of research contribution.

He received his PhD from Southampton in 2009 and has over 100 publications, including journal articles, conference papers, edited proceedings, two monographs, workshop proceedings, workshop contributions, and posters/demos.


September 5
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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