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Free e-learning modules developed by global experts.

The Elsevier Researcher Academy is an entirely free e-learning platform designed to unlock the potential of early and mid-career researchers. 

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Social impact

How to write a lay summary

Journal articles are written with researchers in mind, so the content isn’t always easy to follow for people outside academia…or even that field of study!
10 m
Technical writing skills

How to write and review a methods article

In this module, Arunabha Bose, a scientific editor from MethodsX discusses how to submit an article to MethodsX and how to review a manuscript.
10 m
Open science

Cost of publishing open access: how and why

In this module, we tackle one of the inevitable and most commonly-asked questions about publishing open access—article processing charge (APC).
33 m
Ensuring visibility

Seven strategies for scientists to communicate their research and create a brand

With societal impact being the primary goal of research, asking researchers to create a brand for themselves might sound counter-intuitive.
Why Researcher Academy

Master essential skills

Master essential skills

Pick up practical skills and solid professional development advice.

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Learn from the best

Access high quality content developed by leading research experts.

Maximize your impact

Maximize your impact

Learn how to make your research stand out & garner those all-important citations.

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