Become a peer reviewer

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our community of esteemed reviewers! Here you can find guidence for becoming a peer reviewer of the BPS journals and resourcers to help your excel in your role.

Getting started

To become an active member of our reviewer community, please complete the sign-up process on our ScholarOne sites. This is a crucial step that integrates you into our system, paving the way for your participation in the peer
review process. To ensure accurate pairing with a relevant manuscript, be sure to select all appropriate terms
that match your fields of expertise under the “Keywords” section.

ScholarOne sites:

British Journal of Pharmacology (BJP) on ScholarOne
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology (BJCP) on ScholarOne
Pharmacology: Research & Perspectives(PR&P) on Scholar One

Enhancing your reviewing skills

Whether you're new to peer reviewing or seeking to refresh your knowledge, we've curated a selection of resources to elevate the quality of your reviews:

Web of Science Academy: This platform is dedicated to supporting researchers globally as they advance in their careers and understand the nuances of academic publishing. It offers comprehensive insights into research integrity and crucial reviewer skills. Register to access free courses at your convenience and earn certificates for each course you complete. Visit Web of Science Academy for more information.

Wiley Author Services: Discover a step-by-step guide to reviewing a manuscript that demystifies the process and offers practical advice, from our partner publisher. Access Wiley Author Services.

Upskill Courses: Explore a range of courses designed to hone your peer-reviewing skills. Start learning today by visiting Upskill.

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers: Ethics play a critical role in the review process. Familiarise yourself with the COPE Ethical Guidelines to ensure the integrity of your reviews.

Journal Author Guidelines

Be sure to familiarise yourself with the journal author guidelines and refer back to them as you need during the
review process.

British Journal of Pharmacology (BJP) Author Guidlines
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology (BJCP) Author Guidlines
Pharmacology Research & Perspectives (PR&P) Author Guidelines

Your role as a reviewer

As a reviewer, you are at the heart of maintaining the quality and integrity of academic publishing. Your insights and
expertise not only help in the selection of valuable research but also in guiding authors to refine their work. We are excited to have you on board and look forward to your contributions to our journal!

Thank you for your commitment to excellence in academic publishing. Should you have any questions or need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Welcome to a community where your expertise helps shape the future of research!

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