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Nepotism and sexism in peer-review

Nature volume 387, pages 341343 (22 May 1997) | Download Citation

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In the first-ever analysis of peer-review scores for postdoctoral fellowship applications, the system is revealed as being riddled with prejudice. The policy of secrecy in evaluation must be abandoned.

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  1. Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

    • Christine Wennerås
  2. Department of Clinical Immunology at Göteborg University, Guldhedsgatan 10, S-413 46 Göteborg, Sweden (e-mail: agnes.wold@immuno.gu.se).

    • Agnes Wold

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