A refereeing process used to check the quality and importance of research studies. It aims to provide a wider check on the quality and interpretation of a report. For example, an article submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal is reviewed by other experts in the field. For a more detailed explanation of the peer-review process, please click here for the CEBC's page on published, peer-reviewed research. For a quick and easy to understand tutorial on the University of California - Berkeley's website on how the peer-review process works and why it is beneficial, please click here.