The Elsevier Researcher Academy is an entirely free e-learning platform designed to unlock the potential of early and mid-career researchers. Here, you’ll learn how to obtain funding for your research and manage research data. Improve your writing skills and publish a research paper in a journal with a high impact factor. Learn how to review a paper effectively, and how to respond to reviewer comments. Discover how communicating your work can boost the impact of your research and help you garner citations.

We’ll teach you about planning your career strategically, surviving a job search in both industry and academia, and coping with the busy life of a researcher. At Researcher Academy, you’ll get the latest research news, the most up-to-date advice and hands-on guidance on a number of topics. You’re already an expert in your field of study. We’ll teach you the rest.

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What other say

Researcher Academy is a great and very lively medium. The quantity and quality of information provided are instrumental for early career researchers, helping them establish a strong publication record, correctly adhering to stringent publication ethics.

Bert Blocken
Prof. dr. ir Bert Blocken

Full Professor, Department of the Built Environment, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) & Department of Civil Engineering, KU Leuven

Building a research career these days is not simple or straightforward. Researcher Academy provides excellent resources for researchers who face funding, communication, and professional development challenges in a constantly-evolving and increasingly competitive academic career environment.

Dr. Natalie Lundsteen
Dr. Natalie Lundsteen

Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development & Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center