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Peer review process

Conducting peer reviews is an essential part of publishing high-quality research. 

The Foundation's research reports are subject to a rigorous process of review, involving the following stages:

  • Independent peer review by a minimum of two researchers with content and/or methodological expertise. Peer reviewers provide feedback on the quality, structure, style and content of the report, highlight strengths and weaknesses and provide their recommendation about publishing the report.
  • Reviews returned to authors for response where appropriate
  • Final internal review for overall report quality

Where research reports have been through a process of independent peer review, this is stated in the covering pages of the report.

Peer review process
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