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Is it ethical for a professor to get a graduate student to complete a manuscript peer review that the professor has been assigned? [duplicate]

Is it ethical to a professor to accept a manuscript for review, and then have a graduate student referee it? What about assisting as a referee? I understand that graduate students can be involved in ...
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Should I do someone else's peer-review work? [duplicate]

My secondary advisor approached me; he is on the program committee of a conference and asked if I were willing to review a research paper that is in my avenue of research. The review is part of the ...
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Supervisor has suprevisees do peer reviews for them – what are the ethics of this? [duplicate]

From Jan van Deursen’s bullying: lab members speak out: Not everything in Jan’s lab was bad and I think it’s also important to point out that my relationship with Jan was often professionally ...
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Is it legal to ask an intern to write a peer-review report? [duplicate]

I would like to ask you concerning a situation I was a few years back. I was an unofficial intern at a research institution. The aim of the internship was to study and search for new methods from a ...
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Peer-Review dispatch by Professor [duplicate]

In our institute the professor dispatches papers to certain employees(research fellows/assistants who are graduates or have a PhD degree) for peer reviewing. The professor takes responsibility for the ...
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Review conference papers under supervisor name [duplicate]

I work as a researcher in a private company and my supervisor, who was previously working as a university professor, asked me to review papers for a conference he's co-organizing. He mentioned the ...
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How do people peer-review many papers?

I am an Assistant Professor of Chemistry. I try to be an active peer-reviewer but on average it takes a few hours to review a manuscript (reading, some searches in the literature, checking some ...
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How much time should I spend on reviewing a paper?

I never tried to avoid becoming a sub-reviewer, and still, this question made me wonder. How much time should I, as a PhD student, spend on a review of a paper that my advisor gave me to do? Does the ...
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Should an editor ask his own graduate (PhD) students to review papers in his journal?

If a professor is an editor of a journal, then should he ask his graduate students (PhD) to review articles? What do you think, good or bad on what points? Different from "Is it common to review ...
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Advisor asking me to do review work after my PhD is finished

In the question Is it common to review papers assigned to your supervisor?, it is answered that it is not uncommon for the advisor to ask a student to review a paper. I was ok with it during my PhD ...