E-webinar : "Nature Research Academies: Effective Peer-Review" [Day 1].

Date

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 13:00 to 15:00

Location

Online.

Description

Target Audience: Researchers. Students and faculty members are welcome to attend. 

Summary and objectives: The goal of this workshop it to give attendees the necessary skills to be an effective peer reviewer, from both an editor’s and author’s perspective. This webinar will provide practical insights and strategies to help attendees achieve this goal.

The two 2-hour webinars contain numerous interactive elements and activities to stimulate engagement amongst participants. A Participant Guide will be available for the attendees to download before the webinar begins, and a recording of the webinar will be available for the attendees to review for 30 days after the webinar has concluded.

Webinar 1:

Section 1: Accepting reviewer invitations (45 min).

This section reviews the responsibilities of researchers when determining if they can and should accept an invitation to be a reviewer.

Break and Q&A (15 min).

Section 2: Assessing study relevance (50 min).

This section discusses how to assess the importance and relevance of the study, both for the journal as well as more broadly for the field.

Final Q&A (10 min).

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Registration Deadline: February 8th, 2021. Space is limited to 250 participants. 

The post-workshop survey is attached. 

Nature Research Academies

Nature Research Academies is a series of training workshops that has been developed by Nature Research, to help authors, reviewers and journal editors succeed in today’s competitive academic landscape.

Nature Research is a portfolio of high-quality products and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences, including journals, online databases and researcher services, which are dedicated to serving the scientific community.

Nature Research is part of Springer Nature, the world ‘s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world ‘s most influential journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science Business Media.

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