What are Academic Papers for?

Papers validate contributions to knowledge. Reviewed: Subject experts peer review. Published with others in area checking it. Scrutinised by other researchers once in public domain. Tested again and again by many people. Paper can stand up to tests, be modified or thrown out. Papers disseminate knowledge, e.g. discover and share a cure for disease. Papers further research identify existing solutions […]

Peer review

Peer review is the fundamental principle governing credibility and publication of a scientific paper. Peers will be experts in the field. Submitted papers are sent for critical evaluation and review by these¬†experts. They check that published work has been reviewed properly and that current state of knowledge has been taken into account. Peers check the following: Have they performed appropriate, […]