Publons Academy - Mentors

What is the role of the mentor in Publons Academy?
The Publons Academy is an online training course designed to equip the next generation of peer reviewers with skills and best practice guidance on performin...
Mon, 17 Dec, 2018 at 11:36 AM
What kind of feedback and mentoring should I provide my student in Publons Academy?
The mentor's main role in Publons Academy is to assess the reviews done by the student and provide feedback on how they can improve their reviews. You ...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 at 2:41 PM
I cannot access the paper my student/mentee has chosen to review
We encourage that students in the course choose preprints or other open access published papers within their field. Sometimes they choose a paper that is no...
Mon, 22 Jun, 2020 at 2:07 PM
Do I get public recognition and a certificate for mentoring in Publons Academy?
As a thank you we send all mentors who have helped someone graduate from Publons Academy a Peer Review Mentor certificate. As you mentor more students you g...
Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 at 1:58 PM
How do I become a Publons community volunteer mentor and how does it work?
If you would like to become a Publons community volunteer mentor and help students in the Publons Academy learn how to peer review, you can express your int...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 9:40 AM
What do students learn during Publons Academy?
There are 10 modules where students watch a video related to the exercise of that module, as well as a short expert tip video that relate to peer review. So...
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 at 2:22 AM
What does it mean to endorse a student to graduate from Publons Academy?
This means that you as their mentor has provided feedback on and approved the two reviews they've written in the Publons Academy. This allows the stude...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 9:42 AM
What if I don’t want to endorse a Publons Academy student?
Endorsing your student means you think they are qualified to be invited by editors to review manuscripts within their field. If you don’t think they are rea...
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017 at 2:19 PM