Researcher Academy provides free access to countless e-learning resources designed to support researchers on every step of their research journey. Browse our extensive module catalogue to uncover a world of knowledge, and earn certificates and rewards as you progress.
- Cell Press
- Book writing
- Career planning
- Fundamentals of manuscript preparation
- Fundamentals of publishing
- Open science
- Theme 1: Uniting Funders, Doers, and Custodians of Research to Strategically and Comprehensively Advance Quality Gender Research for SDGs
- Theme 5: Science for Peace and for Safe and Secure Societies
- Becoming a peer reviewer
- Publishing in the Chemical Sciences
- Editor webinars
- Theme 3: Strengthening Science and Technology for Better Response to Societal Inequalities, Disruptions, and Emergencies
- Finding the right journal
- Research collaborations
- Social impact
- Going through peer review
- Research design
- Plenary Session with Mr BAN Ki-Moon
- Sex and gender
- Theme 4: Global Climate Technology Cooperation Projects and Gender-Mainstreaming Efforts
- (-) Theme 2: Improving Data Collection, and Reliability of Statistics and Indicators on Gender with Intersectionality Dimensions
- Career guidance
- (-) Theme 8: Advancing Science and Inclusive Career Pathways in Sustainability-related Emerging Research and Innovation Fields
- Certified Peer Reviewer Course
- Editor Essentials
- Societies Publishing
- Research data management
- Writing skills
- The Lancet
- (-) Ethics
- Research metrics
- Inclusion and Diversity for Researchers
- Technical writing skills
- Theme 6: Developing and Applying Methods of Sex/Gender Analysis in Research for SDGs
- Theme 7: Adding Value by Exploiting Cross Cutting and Spill-over Benefits of Gendered Innovations
- Theme 9: Shaping the Next 10 Years of Research and Interventions for SDGs
- Ensuring visibility
- Fundamentals of peer review
- Job search
Why you can't afford to ignore publication ethicsHow publishing ethics can help make or break a researcher’s career.
Detecting Image Manipulation: Routines, Tools & LimitationsAdvancing technology has put the control of scientific images in the hands of researchers and authors.
Plagiarism: Decision making & dealing with grey-zones across academic FieldsPlagiarism is often considered a classic form of scientific misconduct.
Counted and visible: Measurements of gender and intersecting inequalities across UN agenciesMr Seck explains the current efforts made by UN Women to close gaps in gender data and advance better statistical evidence for SDGs implementation in the future.
Exploring the policy space and gender data, using data across the SDGs and unpacking disparitiesMr Motivans explains the mission of Equal Measures 2030 to close gaps in gender data and evidence through their SDG Gender Index, and to connect gender statistics with advocacy efforts and actions.
Lessons from the Gender Asset Gap ProjectProf Doss explains how assets are shared between women and men and that joint ownership does not imply equality. Legal frameworks affect how data can be interpreted, e.g. marital property rights.
Prioritisation within the SDG network: which SDG linkages matter most?Prof Dawes compares different approaches to identify networks of interacting SDG targets that can support analysis of impacts and rates of change to choose the most effective SDGs implementation st
Can gender equality help solve Climate ChangeProf McGlade creates a context by referring to the names given to storms where tradition is to alternate male and female names.
The Researcher Journey Through a Gender Lens: An examination of research participation, career progression, and perceptions across the globeSarah Huggett explains the advances made at Elsevier to increase gender equality, diversity and inclusion, in which the Elsevier Gender Working Group has been playing a driving role.
Engaging men in women’s advancement and empowerment in science endeavoursAs a rector of a large university, the impact of COVID-19 on academic work and structures, and the careers of women compared to men, has been Prof Rice’s major priority.
Crossing disciplinary boundaries in researcher training to address large-scale, real-world problemsDr Arthur takes as the focus for improving implementation success of SDGs the need to advance research that crosses disciplinary boundaries.
Going through peer review
When you’ve already invested so much time in your manuscript, it’s not always easy to hear that a reviewer thinks it needs more work. In these modules, we provide some useful advice on how to deal with those reviewer comments and keep your submission moving smoothly through the publishing process. You will learn the initial steps you should take, and the correct tone and language to use in your response letter. We also help you see your manuscript through the eyes of an editor and reviewer, so you can spot any shortfalls or mistakes before you submit.
What you will learn
- Practical advice on how to respond to reviewers
- An explanation of what reviewers are looking for
- Tips on looking at your submission with a critical eye