Focus on Peer Review
For researchers in the natural sciences who are new to peer review or wish to refresh their skills
11 Nature Portfolio journal Editors and 2 active researchers
Free course - available to all users who register
3.5 hours of learning
10-minute bite-sized lessons
4-module course with certificate
About this course
‘Focus on Peer Review’ is a free online training course that will teach researchers the foundations of good peer review. Register for an account to access the course.
What you'll learn
- The importance and responsibilities of peer reviewers
- How to prepare a peer review report
- Ethics and innovations in peer review
Developed with editors and experienced reviewers
This course has been created with 11 Nature Portfolio journal Editors as well as active researchers:
Feedback from course users
This is a great overview of the peer review process...a thorough and, at the same time, concise explanation of how the reviewer should perform a paper review.
Research Fellow, United States
So brilliantly done ... content, videos, exercises to provide hands on training. Everything depicted clearly and so nicely.
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