Become a great peer reviewer! (Basic)

Essential training for new and established peer reviewers

Becoming a peer reviewer is a milestone in the career of a young academic. Serving as a peer reviewer improves a researcher’s profile and offers a highly valued channel through which to give back to the academic community.

This is an engaging and comprehensive training program for young researchers who want to be peer reviewers or have received their first peer review invitation but don't know how to get started. This course is also useful for experienced reviewers who would like to polish their skills.

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

- Understand what it takes to be a peer reviewer

- Recognize the components of a great peer review

- Identify the focus areas in different sections of a manuscript

- Effectively interact with authors and editors

This course includes interactive quizzes and exercises to enable you to test your understanding of the lectures.

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R Upskill
R Upskill

Part of Cactus Communications’ R ecosystem of tools and solutions for researchers, R Upskill is a learning platform that comprises of the largest collection of researcher-focused programs, developed by top academic experts. Learn anytime, anywhere with bite-sized online programs on research writing, journal publication, career development, science communication, funding, researcher wellness, and more. Our multi-format programs come with expert advice, practical examples, and a certificate on course completion, which allow researchers to apply what they’ve learnt to excel in real-world scenarios. Trusted by top academic institutions, and over 15,000 researchers, R Upskill empowers researchers to master new skills on the path to all-round researcher success.

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