Full disclosure: I’m asking this as a displacement activity while I should be reviewing a paper.

Given how well journal clubs etc work, it has occurred to me a few times that reviewing a manuscript as a group would probably result in faster turnaround and more detailed comments. However, typically journals approach individual reviewers and place confidentiality restrictions on the reviewer so this mechanism wouldn’t work. Does anyone know of any journals, ideally in the life sciences, which support or even encourage collaborative peer review of manuscripts?

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