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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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Career guidance

Top 5 career questions for researchers

How do you take decisions regarding your professional future as a researcher? Making a career in academia can be challenging and it's natural to feel like you don't see the complete picture.
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Career planning

Design Thinking: Turn research into innovation

Innovation is vital for most working fields and research is not an exception. In fact, innovation is a central tenet of research that can advance the field based on previous body of knowledge.
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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!
1.7 h
Fundamentals of peer review

Building trust and engagement in peer review

The peer review process depends on the activities of editors, reviewers, and authors for its success.
Why Researcher Academy

Master essential skills

Master essential skills

Pick up practical skills and solid professional development advice.

Learn from the best

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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