Edanz to hold two webinars to mark Peer Review Week 2017

Edanz to hold two webinars to mark Peer Review Week 2017

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Edanz Group will hold two free webinars during Peer Review Week 2017 aimed at postgraduate students and early-career researchers: one on 11 September and one on 13 September, 7:00pm to 7:45pm Japan Standard Time. The webinars are open to all and will provide a chance to find out about journal peer review processes and how to become an effective peer reviewer (click here for the registration site).

The two 45-minute webinars will be presented by Dr Trevor Lane, Education Director and Senior Publishing Consultant of Edanz Group.

Learning about journal peer reviewing will enable you to donate your expertise to help the research community maintain the quality of the scholarly literature. In addition, you will gain useful insight into what journals are looking for in manuscript submissions and how to write better research manuscripts in the future.

The outlines of the two Edanz Group webinars during Peer Review Week are as follows:
 

Webinar 1: How to Peer Review a Paper

DATE: 11 September 2017

TIME: 7:00pm - 7:45pm (JST)

 By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Explain the main aims and models of peer review
  • Describe some best practices in peer review
  • Practice how to efficiently read a research paper
  • Analyze roles of each section of a research paper
  • Identify common problems in research papers
     

Webinar 2: How to Write a Peer Review Report

DATE: 13 September 2017

TIME: 7:00pm - 7:45pm (JST)

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify logical flaws in academic arguments
  • Structure a peer review report
  • Formulate and communicate constructive feedback
  • Judge the target audience and style for your report
  • Edit and proofread your report

To register for the two free seminars, please use the registration site. Queries can be emailed to <global@edanzgroup.com>.

 

About Peer Review Week (11-17 September 2017): "Transparency in Review" is the theme of this year's Peer Review Week, which is an annual global event held to celebrate the importance of the role of peer review in maintaining the quality of the world's science and its scholarly communications.