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How peer-review colleges work (1/2)

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A wide range of academics contribute to peer review for the research councils. But what exactly do they do? In the first of a two-part series, Anthea Lipsett interviews research council peer-review process manager Gemma Truelove.

Representing researchers

Peer-review colleges are pools of experts that the research councils can call on to judge whether proposed research should be funded. They are run by four of the UK research councils: the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and NERC.

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