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free Nature Masterclass: Focus on Peer Review (any time)

Did you know? The highly prestigous Nature magazine offers online trainings, the so-called masterclasses. In their portfolio they have a masterclass on the peer review process.

Focus on Peer Review ( is a free-to-access course, aimed at researchers who are new to peer review or wish to refresh their skills.

Course details:

  • Access: Free-to-access when you register on Nature Masterclasses
  • Course duration: 3-4 hours
  • Instructors: Nature Research journal editors and experienced researchers from Imperial College London and King’s College London
  • Certificates: Free certificates-of-completion
  • Provided by: Nature Masterclasses, a training service from Nature Research, part of Springer Nature

Course contents:

  1. Module 1: Your Role as Peer Reviewer
  2. Module 2: The Peer Review Report
  3. Module 3: Ethics in Peer Review
  4. Module 4: Variations and Innovations in Peer Review


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