The following literature by project partners will give you further insight into the world of peer review.
Derrick, G. E. (2016). Equity in the Elite: A Study into the British Academy Fellowship election process: An independent report commissioned by the British Academy, Committee for Equity and Diversity, Led by Prof Sarah Birch. B. Academy.
Derrick, G. E. (2017). “The future of societal impact assessment using peer review: Pre-evaluation training and Inter-reviewer reliability.” Palgrave Communications 3: e17040.
Derrick, G. E. (2018). The Evaluators’ Eye: Impact assessment and academic peer review. London, UK, Palgrave Macmillan.
Derrick, G. E. (2018). “Take peer pressure out of peer review.” Nature 554(1): 7.
Derrick, G. E. and G. Samuel (2018). “Exploring the degree of delegated authority for the peer review of societal impact.” Science and Public Policy 45(5): 673-682.
Klavans, R. and K. W. Boyack (2017). “The research focus of nations: Economic vs. altruistic motivations.” PLoS One 12(1): e0169383.
Klavans, R. and K. W. Boyack (2017). “Research portfolio analysis and topic prominence.” Journal of Informetrics 11(4): 1158-1174.