Tackling bias in peer review: MRC peer reviewer guidance

Background on the topic of bias, examples of biases to be conscious of as a peer reviewer, along with some steps you can take to mitigate them



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This guidance is for peer reviewers so they can consider their individual biases when assessing research applications. It helps them to be self-reflective, and identify strategies to mitigate their own biases.

It’s empowering MRC’s active bystander culture and is important to research integrity and upholding the peer review process, the cornerstone of MRC’s work.

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