Our lists

List name Number of articles Updated on
Evaluated articles 262

Who we are

We are an open access, open data, open peer-review journal that publishes all research objects, such as data, software tools, and workflows.

You can visit our site or read our blog. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Editor-in-chief Scott Edmunds Scott Edmunds leads the GigaScience peer review efforts, working alongside the team through the evaluation and publishing process.

Meet the rest of our team

Our evaluation model

Resources are managed using the FAIR principles that state that all scientific data management and stewardship should be Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable.

If you would like to review a manuscript submitted to Gigascience, please review our open peer-review policy.


The Preprint Review Features (PReF) describes key elements of each group’s evaluation activities. Read the paper to learn about PReF.

Review requested by
Reviewer selected by
Editor, Service or community
Public interaction
Inclusion of author response
Binary decision
Review coverage
Specific aspects, complete paper
Reviewer identity known to
Competing interests

Our team

We have a team of in-house editors who handle peer reviews and invite external peer reviewers.

Meet our editorial board

Our goal

We aim to revolutionise publishing by promoting reproducibility of analyses and data dissemination, organisation, understanding, and use.

Content license

All published content (incuding open peer reviews) are published under a CC-BY 4.0 license.