Publons Academy - Cadets

What are the guidelines and requirements for graduating from the Publons Academy?
In order to graduate from the Publons Academy you need to: Complete all 10 modules of the Publons Academy, Write 2 reviews during the course of 2 differe...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 9:30 AM
What happens when I graduate from the Publons Academy?
Firstly, congratulations! You'll have learned the core competencies of peer review and are now ready to break into the world of reviewing (if you haven...
Thu, 17 Jan, 2019 at 9:46 AM
How do I encourage my supervisor/academic mentor 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...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 9:47 AM
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 ...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 9:51 AM
Once graduated will I start to receive reviewer requests?
We recommend Academy graduates with at least one authored publication that is indexed in the Web of Science to our partner journal editors within our servic...
Thu, 17 Jan, 2019 at 9:44 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...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 9:52 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...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 9:55 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 pro...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 9:55 AM
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 ...
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019 at 3:31 PM