Online Events

On Feb 24th ARCTOS member Terri Souster organized ‘Ask the Editors‘, an online event with four different editors from different journals and the opportunity to ask them questions around the scientific publication process. The event was recorded and can be watched by clicking the link below:

Link to video (google drive)

Below you can find a collection of tips and answers to some questions related to the publication process:

What’s Wrong with Paying for Peer Review? – The Scholarly Kitchen (

Why is peer review so slow? The first step: identifying peer reviewers

More delays in peer review: Finding reviewers willing to contribute

The scarce peer reviewer and challenges journal editors face

Tips for authors submitting a revised manuscript

Peter Convey, senior researcher at the British Antarctic Survey and editor for several journals, kindly provided a short general guide to scientific writing: