Through our code of conduct we aim to build a kind and mutually respectful community
where collaboration thrives.
Whether you are an experienced researcher, a budding PhD or an undergraduate
student, join us in building a community where everyone feels welcome to participate regardless of their
expertise or identity.
Help us to create a community that enables the betterment of scientific
research through the education and improvement of the peer review process.
This code of conduct is to help us build a constructive and
welcoming environment for academic discussion. We are committed to building an environment
where anyone can contribute to public review regardless of their background, or career
level. This code of conduct applies to all who use the CrowdPeer platform.
Our Community Expectations
Be clear and constructive when leaving
comments. This ensures comments are as useful as possible to the community.
Be open to others’ feedback on your own
comments. Edits, comments, and suggestions are vital to the peer review
process and should be welcomed.
Be patient and welcoming. Endeavour to
help new members of our community if they are in need of help or guidance during a
Be inclusive and respectful. Embrace diversity in opinion and try to understand others view points.
Putdowns or unfriendly language.
Name calling or personal attacks.
How to report breaches
of code of conduct
Flag the comment If you feel a
comment breaches our code of conduct, please flag the comment. Flagging a comment will
alert Crowdpeer moderators to the comment. Moderators will then take appropriate action to
deal with the flagged comment.
Contact Us One of the Crowdpeer team will respond
as quickly as possible.
How we deal with breaches of conduct
Crowdpeer moderators will consider every flagged or reported
comment. If the comment is deemed to breach our code of conduct it will be removed from the
If an individual repeatedly posts comments that breach our code of conduct
they risk being banned from the site.