Nature Master Classes: Learn the foundations of good peer review

The Focus on Peer Review online learning course is available for free at the moment.

The Focus on Peer Review free online learning course is a comprehensive and insightful overview of the peer review process, offered by Nature Masterclasses, delivered by 11 journal editors from Nature Research, as well as active researchers from King’s College London and Imperial College London.

In four short modules, the editors and reviewers provide a comprehensive and insightful overview of peer review. 

Module 1: Your role as peer reviewer 

Module 2: The peer review report 

Module 3: Ethics in peer review 

Module 4: Variations and innovations in peer review             

Designed for busy researchers 

  • Total course duration: 3-4 hours 
  • Bitesize lessons: Log in with a spare 10 minutes 
  • Flexible learning: Complete the course in a single sitting or use it as a ‘dip in and out’ resource 
  • Certificate of completion available 
  • English language captions and transcripts for videos 

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