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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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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
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).
1 h
Open science

How to leverage open hardware to improve your research

Why is Open Source Hardware important? Did you know it offers fundamental advantages to the research community?
48 m
Career planning

Lean Startup Principles

The temptation to work in the industry while not wanting to leave academia is a common contention for many researchers in their career trajectory.
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.

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Maximize your impact

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

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