Hello Sir, I am PhD student in life sciences. After completing the doctoral studies I am willing to pursue a career in scientific journal editing. Are there any specific training programs available?

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APOORVA NARAIN on Dec 10, 2015 • 1 answer
Also for gaining experience can we pursue editing simultaneously with PhD. What are the specific requirements for becoming an editor in a reputed journal. Thanking you


Hi Apoorva,
Thanks for your question. This is something we get asked a lot, so we decided to produce a short video about it! Follow this link to watch John Plummer, Senior Editor at Nature Materials, explain about the skills required for scientific journal editing, and the motivations for becoming an editor: https://masterclasses.nature.com/channels/237-resources
Best wishes,

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Clio Heslop on Feb 26, 2016