Peer Review Awards

Honouring the contributions of reviewers to research and science.


Welcome to Peer Review Week 2017

Publons is proud to announce the winners of this years' Publons Peer Review Awards, honoring the top reviewers across all the world’s journals!

Peer reviewers are the unsung guardians of science and research, keeping watch over the quality and integrity of scholarly communication. Our awards recognize both the quantity and quality of their valuable contributions to scholarly communication over the past year.

This year, we also recognise one individual, group or organization for their constributions to peer review through the Sentinel Award. Scroll down to read more.


Sentinel Award Recipient 2017

Irene Hames


Andrew Preston, Managing Director of Publons presents the 2017 Sentinel award for outstanding contribution, advocacy or innovation in scholarly peer review to Irene Hames. Her work as an advisor for numerous well-regarded societies, including the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors and Sense About Science has been a tremendous benefit to the peer review community.


General Award Categories

Thanks for joining us for the Publons Peer Review Week Awards. Browse this years' top reviewers in each award category.

Want to find out how we determine the winners? Read our methodology here.