Publons Academy

How does the Publons Academy update in June 2018 affect me?
We released an update to the Publons Academy in June 2018 to make the course even better with tons of new content and features. The update was based on your...
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 at 7:36 PM
How do I get to the Publons Academy course?
If you have not enrolled in our free, online, practical peer review course yet you can do so from the Publons Academy information page by clicking 'Go ...
Tue, 3 Jul, 2018 at 4:21 PM
What happens when I graduate from the Publons Academy?
Firstly, congratulations! You'll have learned the core competencies of peer review and ready to break into the world of reviewing (if you haven't ...
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 at 2:06 AM
How do I encourage my mentor to sign up to help me in the course?
Many supervisors and academic mentors already conduct collaborative peer reviews with their graduate students and postdocs as this is a great way to train t...
Tue, 3 Jul, 2018 at 2:47 PM
What does it mean for a graduate to be endorsed by their mentor?
All Publons Academy students graduate with their mentors' endorsement. This means that their mentor has provided feedback on, helped revise, and approv...
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 at 2:11 AM
How long will it take to complete the course?
We estimate that most students can complete Publons Academy in 10-15 hours. Here's a brief rundown of what to expect: Modules 1-4 each contain a ...
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 at 2:12 AM
Can I get academic credit for taking Publons Academy
If you are a grad student, clinical researcher, PhD or postdoctoral scholar there's a chance that doing external courses for your own professional or a...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 11:56 AM
What if my mentor won’t endorse me?
You should talk to them and determine why they do not want to endorse you and ask what you can do to improve your reviewing skills, such as practice writing...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 11:58 AM
Once graduated will I start to receive reviewer requests?
With a Publons Academy badge on your profile editors will be able to see that you have a peer review qualification when they are searching for reviewers on ...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 11:58 AM
Do you have to register on Publons to take the course?
Yes you need to register to have a Publons account (this is all free) to take the course, and during the course you will start to complete your Publons prof...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 11:59 AM