Dr Bahar Mehmani

Reviewer Experience Lead, Elsevier, Netherlands

EASE roles: Vice president; Peer Review Committee.

Email: [email protected]
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mehmanib/
Mastodon: https://mstdn.social/@bahar

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Peer Review Toolkit

Our Toolkit provides guidance on topics related to peer review. These resources have been collated from EASE’s own resources and from respected industry sources, with the aims of:

  • helping those interested in learning or expanding their knowledge about peer review
  • helping editors select and reward their reviewers
  • promoting and maintaining the ethics standards of peer review.

Peer Review Infographics

The EASE Peer Review Committee have produced three quick-reference infographics to guide reviewers and editors around high standard practices and techniques of the peer review process, matching the guidance provided in our curated Peer Review Toolkit.

Selecting peer reviewers in 7 steps

Completing your review in 10 steps

Do’s and Don’ts of peer review

A bit about me…

I am Reviewer Experience Lead in the Global STM journals at Elsevier. I developed and lead Elsevier journals peer review strategy designed to increase peer review speed and quality, reviewer engagement, and author satisfaction with the quality and speed of the evaluation process, as well as the peer review process transparency.  I am a member of NISO’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility board (link), and advisory board member of the Peer Review Congress (link), chair of peer review workbench (link), Vice President of EASE and member of the its Peer Review Committee. I received my PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in 2010. Before joining Elsevier, I was a postdoc researcher at Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL).