Andrew R. H. Preston


Andrew is the co-founder and CEO of Publons. Currently based in London, UK.

He received his PhD in condensed matter physics from Victoria University of Wellington in 2010 and did his postdoctoral research in x-ray spectroscopy at Boston University.

He founded Publons with a mission to speed up research by improving peer review. Publons recognises reviewers for their work and -- with more than half a million reviews and over 1,000 partner journals -- is the world’s largest peer review platform.

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Journal Impact factors of journals reviewed for

The distribution of the impact factors of journals Andrew R. H. Preston has reviewed for.

Andrew R. H. Preston

Physics and Astronomy (all) reviewers

Total reviews over time

A cumulative record of Andrew R. H. Preston's total number of reviews.

Reviews per month

The total number of reviews performed by Andrew R. H. Preston each month.

Average review length

The average number of words per review (for which we have content), compared to the average of Physics and Astronomy (all) reviewers and the average of reviewers at affiliated institutions.

Weekly review punchcard

The distribution of days that reviews were performed on, compared to Physics and Astronomy (all) reviewers and reviewers at affiliated institutions.