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Online Seminar: The Academic Journal Peer Review Process in Higher Education Research

Date: 25th February 2022

Time: 14.30 - 16.00 GMT (2.30pm-4pm UK)

This seminar is designed for postgraduate/early career researchers. It aims to explain the process of academic journal peer reviewing and share insights into how it works in practice. Featuring contributions from two editors of academic higher education journals and an experienced peer-reviewer, the session will help researchers navigate this challenging terrain by setting out to answer questions on three key themes: 

  • What is an academic journal and what does the publishing landscape regarding Higher Education Research look like? 
  • What does the process of article submission/peer review look like in practice?
  • How can I become a peer reviewer for an academic journal? 


  • Dr QueAnh Dang, Assistant Professor, Coventry University, a reviewer for six academic journals in Higher Education Research    
  • Associate Professor Dr Rami M. Ayoubi, Coventry University, Editor of the Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, Taylor & Francis    
  • Professor John E. Petrovic, PhD, The University of Alabama, USA, Editor of the Philosophy and Theory in Higher Education Journal, Peter Lang

Organisers/ Moderators: Dr QueAnh Dang, Mark Dawson (Coventry University), Rasmus Harsbo (Aarhus University)

This seminar is part of the project ‘European Universities – Critical Futures’ and is organized by the Research Centre for Global Learning (GLEA) at Coventry University and the Centre for Higher Education Futures (CHEF) at Aarhus University.

The seminar is free, but limited to 30 places, so please register by filling out this form : https://coventry.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/peer-review-academic-publication-an-introductory-sessi