How to become a peer reviewer

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How to become a peer reviewer

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3 hours 30 mins

English

video

Certificate on completion

Online, On-demand learning

Access on any device

9 modules

What you learn

You’ll know more about the reviewing experience

You’ll discover current trends in peer review

You’ll know about anonymity in peer review

You’ll understand the editor’s part and the role of the reviewer in peer review

You’ll learn about the review report and the outcomes of peer review

Description

In this course, you will discover what it means to be a peer reviewer, the principles behind it and the benefits of becoming one. Learn how reviewers are recruited, how to structure a review and best practice guidelines and responsibilities. You’ll also know more about the methods used to identify plagiarism and strategies for resolving conflicts.

Course Author:

Andrew Moore

Education: Degree in Biochemistry and doctorate/post-doctorate research experience in Structural Studies and Molecular Biology

Experience: Editor-in-Chief of the journal BioEssays and the Wiley Researcher Academy; Programme Manager and Editor at the European Molecular Biology Organization. Currently, he is a freelance writer and a writing coach.

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Modules

LECTURE 1 |Video

Module 1: Becoming a peer reviewer

30 mins

LECTURE 2 |Video

Module 2: Inside the reviewing experience

30 mins

LECTURE 3 |Video

Module 3: Current trends in peer review

15 mins

LECTURE 4 |Video

Module 4: Anonymity and peer review

20 mins

LECTURE 5 |Video

Module 5: The role of reviewers in peer review

30 mins

LECTURE 6 |Video

Module 6: The editor’s part in peer review

15 mins

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Wiley Researcher Academy - R Upskill Training Instructor

Wiley Researcher Academy

Certified microlearning courses for research and publication success

14 courses by this instructor

Are you an early career researcher seeking to improve your research writing skills? Are you an established researcher who wants to better understand the scholarly publishing landscape? Wiley Researcher Academy has the tools you need to navigate the publishing process and increase your chances of achieving a successful publishing outcome.

Written and presented by a global network of journal…

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100+ courses for researchers

All-round skills development

Interactive Publication Coaches

Multiple formats (Video, Text, PDF)

Self-paced, bite-sized courses

Online, on-demand learning

Developed by senior academics

Course completion certificates

Trusted by global institutions

World-class instructors

PhD, John Hopkins University School of MedicinePhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor, Kent State University, Ohio

Founder, Codemy

Only 31% of researchers are offered training to support their skill development.

Wellcome Trust Survey (2020)

Trusted by global institutions


World-class instructors

PhD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor, Kent State University, Ohio

Founder, Codemy