“Obviously the skit takes it to the extreme — a one-person peer review in 80 seconds, “Dominy told Ars. “Satire is dual-edged. The skit satirizes bureaucratic inefficiency with silly walking, while simultaneously satirizing hyper-efficiency beyond current views on simplified peer review.” He cites evidence that reducing grant length by percent would streamline the process without adversely affecting the likelihood of receiving funding. For instance, Australia’s National Health and Medical Council streamlined its peer review process in , saving an estimated $ 2.1 to $ 4.9 million (in Australian dollars) per year.
That said, “The results of the Research Fellowship awarded to Mr. Pudey [sic] are unknown to us, which weakens our central argument on the potential economic benefits of adopting simplified peer review more broadly, “the authors wrote (tongue firmly in cheek) in their paper.
Gait and Posture