Responding to peer reviewer comments: Ask Me Anything with Jacob Wickham

What will you learn?

  1. Learn to decipher confusing, and sometimes contradictory, reviewer comments and respond appropriately
  2. Know what it takes to become an effective peer reviewer


The peer review process is one of the most important hurdles any research author needs to clear in the race to getting published. Unfortunately, authors often fall short with over 90% of the submissions to reputed international journals being rejected every year.

In this webinar, Dr. Wickham delves into the peer review process, shares expert advice and insights on how to interpret reviewer comments and respond effectively, and outlines the best practices to becoming a reputed peer reviewer. In the second half, Dr. Wickham addresses questions on the topic.

Your Instructor

Dr Jacob Wickham
Dr Jacob Wickham

Dr Jacob Wickham, Managing Editor of the journal Integrative Zoology, is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Entomology in Rutgers University. An award-winning and celebrated zoologist, Dr. Wickham has over 15 years of experience in academic publishing and had published several papers in high impact journals. Dr. Wickham has gained a lot of valuable experience in research and journal publishing over the years and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with researchers to help them in their publication journey.

Course Curriculum

  Responding to peer reviewer comments: Ask Me Anything with Jacob Wickham
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