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.