Give your career a boost with Peer Review: Case studies & personal insights

This webinar will focus on Jacob Wickham's peer review personal experiences and case studies for career advancement.

What will you learn?

  1. You'll get insights into the author's first peer review experience
  2. You will learn how to become an effective peer reviewer.
  3. You'll know more about how to advance your career with Peer Review
  4. You'll get details on how you can get peer review recognition
  5. You'll also see some case studies to relate personal experiences with Peer Reviewers


With over 15 years of professional experience in the USA and China as a researcher, and 8 years as editor, Jacob Wickham will talk about the important role early career peer reviewers play for journals. He will shed light on how to become an effective and impactful peer reviewer and how it contributes to your career development. The session, in addition, will touch upon recognition for peer review and its significance. Dr Wickham will also share personal experiences and case studies concerning pros and cons of peer review, tips to develop a career, the so called "Manuscript Treadmill", and the value of Peer Review during COVID-19.

Your Instructor

Dr Jacob Wickham
Dr Jacob Wickham

Dr Jacob Wickham, Managing Editor of the journal Integrative Zoology, is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Entomology in Rutgers University. An award-winning and celebrated zoologist, Dr. Wickham has over 15 years of experience in academic publishing and had published several papers in high impact journals. Dr. Wickham has gained a lot of valuable experience in research and journal publishing over the years and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with researchers to help them in their publication journey.

Course Curriculum

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