Translation Watch Quarterly (TWQ) is an
international peer-reviewed journal devoted to translation and
interpreting studies with a special focus on quality assessment and
Quarterly subscribes to the professional ethic of peer review and
scholarly integrity endorsed by quality journals in the fields of
translation and interpreting studies, education, and empirical research.
All submissions are evaluated purely and strictly on the merits of their
contribution to knowledge.
submissions are blind peer reviewed. Articles considered suitable by the
Editor will be subject to blind review and refereed by at least two
reviewers, and the Editor may recommend revision and re-submission.
Personal details such as the author's name, academic affiliation,
country and postal and or email addresses are concealed from the
Some reviewers may wish
to remain anonymous. Therefore, double blind reviews may be conducted
where both the author and the reviewer remain anonymous to one another.
Reviewers' names shall not be divulged to the author without the express
written consent of the reviewers.
When reviewing a submission, provide
constructive feedback to the authors on how their work might be improved.
However, this is a newly established international journal, and the
editors expect a high standard of articles. Any submissions that do not
significantly contribute to research or to professional practice, are
erroneous, or poorly written, should be rejected.
All submissions to the journal are reviewed
for originality, importance, accuracy, and relevance. As a reviewer, you
respect the deadline you agree on
maintain the focus of the main objective of
have an adequate level of technical
understanding relevant to the subject-matter of the article
have experience in the type of article you
are asked to review
have adequate time for the review, and above
Write your comments clearly in the
Reviewer's Report Form provided, indicating what is needed, what is
missing and how the article might be improved.
As TWQ is published quarterly, we aim for a
three-month maximum turnaround for all submissions. Consequently, your
review should be completed within six weeks.
Reviews should be returned, preferably