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The Publons Academy is a practical peer review training course for early career researchers developed together with expert academics and editors to teach you the core competencies and skills needed of a peer reviewer.


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Graduates of the Publons Academy will

  • Understand how the peer review process works
  • Have reviewed papers in their area of expertise
  • Be endorsed by their supervisor
  • Connect with editors at relevant journals
The rationale is that serving as a reviewer is great training to becoming a better author. This is especially important for new academics who need to prove their merit in a multi-faceted way.
— Felipe G. Nievinski

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Publons Academy: Why Publons

The Course

Ten modules that will teach you how to review


1. Academia, publishing and peer review

2. At first glance

3. Evaluating a methodology

4. Data and results

5. Communicating findings

6. Ethical considerations

7. What journals want

8. Working with your supervisor

9. Pre-publication reviews

10. Post-publication reviews

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