Publons Academy

What happens when I graduate the Academy?
You will get a Publons Academy graduate badge on your Publons profile and it will show which supervisor has endorsed you to pass the course. Your 3 Academy ...
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 at 11:50 AM
How do I encourage my supervisor to sign up to help me in the course?
Many supervisors already conduct collaborative peer reviews with their graduate students and postdocs as this is a great way to train the next generation of...
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 at 11:44 AM
What does it mean for a graduate to be endorsed by their supervisor?
This means that their supervisor has provided feedback on and approved the three reviews written on published papers during the Academy and believes that th...
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 at 11:42 AM
How long will it take to complete the course?
Module 1-9 should each take between 30-90 minutes to complete. Module 10 includes revising 2 Academy reviews started in earlier modules and completing 1 new...
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 at 11:51 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...
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017 at 12:26 PM
What if my supervisor 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...
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017 at 2:08 PM
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 ...
Thu, 3 Aug, 2017 at 11:19 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...
Thu, 6 Jul, 2017 at 12:36 PM
I can see Publons Academy graduates on my dashboard, what are these?
These are early career researchers who have completed the Publons Academy online practical course on peer review and been endorsed by a supervisor. You can...
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017 at 2:28 PM
What does the date that appears when hovered over on the Publons Academy badge mean?
The month and year which appears when you hover over the Publons Academy badge signifies when the course was completed, as we release updated versions of th...
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017 at 11:25 AM