The Project Plan Peer Review (PPPR) program manages and implements the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) peer review system for ALL research projects, including peer review policies, processes and procedures. PPPR centrally coordinates and conducts panel peer reviews for project plans within ARS' Office of National Programs (ONP).
- Setting the schedule of Project Plan Peer Review sessions
Panel organization and composition
- Determining number of panels
- Selection of external subject matter experts with appropriate scientific disciplines
Distribution of project plans
Reviewer instruction and panel orientation
The distribution of review results to ARS stakeholders
Notification to panelists of the Agency response to review recommendations
Ad hoc or re-reviews of project plans
- Final certification of each Area project plan
To access the peer review schedule, please visit: https://axon.ars.usda.gov/OSQR/Pages/PPPR-Schedules.aspx
For more information regarding the PPPR, please visit our Axon page (for internal users only).