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Nature Research Academies – For Journal Editors
Nature Research Academies – For Journal Editors

Nature Research Academies – For Journal Editors

Available from Nature Research Academies: workshops for journal editors. Nature Research Academies is a series of training workshops for researchers, developed by Nature Research.

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Academy For Journal Editors

Establishing and managing your own journal is always an exciting adventure, but if not properly managed, the journal can lead to frustrations and disappointments.

Nature Research Academies has developed an academy to help journal editors establish the foundations of what it takes to develop a successful and competitive journal in their field. These workshops are limited to 30 participants to provide more active discussion and interaction.

  • 1-day and 2-day workshops
  • Available to institutions globally, to host on-site
  • For up to 30 current or aspiring journal editors

Feedback from participants

“This workshop will help us to better collaborate with the editorial board and authors to improve our journals.”

“The workshop is well-prepared with the rich and comprehensive content. The trainer is patient and professional, there are lots of interaction. Very helpful for our journal.”

“The presentation is very clear and useful to improve our knowledge for managing our journal’s workflow.”

Academy content

  • Responsibilities and ethics
    • Maintaining the integrity of your journal
    • Avoid bias and conflicts of interest
    • Maintaining confidentiality
    • Retractions and corrections
  • Developing a journal that is useful for the field
    • Evaluating trends and bibliometrics in the fi eld
    • Ensuring your journal is adding value to the field
    • Writing a useful aims and scope
  • Establishing an efficient editorial workflow
    • Choosing the best associate editors
    • Identifying a strong editorial board
    • Evaluating key performance indicators for your journal for yearly board meetings
  • Positive author and peer reviewer experiences
    • Improving website readability
    • Clear author and reviewer guidelines
    • Working well with reviewers
    • Determining the validity of the conclusion
  • Improving visibility
    • Getting indexed in online databases
    • Promoting your journal to the field
    • Soliciting manuscripts and organizing special issues

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