Responding to peer reviewer comments: Ask Me Anything with Jacob Wickham
The peer review process is one of the most important hurdles any research author needs to clear in the race to getting published. Unfortunately, authors often fall short with over 90% of the submissions to reputed international journals being rejected every year. So, how can authors better understand the peer review process and maximize their chance of success? How can you decipher often confusing, and sometimes contradictory, reviewer comments and respond appropriately? How can you become effective peer reviewers? If you’re wondering how to deal with peer reviews or are looking to become a peer reviewer, this is your chance to get all your questions answered!
Join us for a webinar with Dr. Jacob Wickham, Managing Editor of the journal Integrative Zoology and Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). In this live webinar, he will delve into the peer review process, share expert advice and insights on how to interpret reviewer comments and respond effectively, and outline the best practices to becoming a reputed peer reviewer. In the second half, Dr. Wickham will address any questions you may have on the topic.
Sounds good? It is! Block your calendar and join this live interactive session with the chance to get all your questions on responding to peer reviewers answered by an expert.
Date: Friday, October 30, 2020
Time: 2 PM UTC (10 AM EST; 7.30 PM IST)
About the speaker
Dr. Jacob Wickham
Managing Editor of the journal Integrative Zoology and Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
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 (CAS) 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 has 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.