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Wiley Helps Scientific Researchers Get Published with New Interactive Training Program

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 12:55 pm EST

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"Effective learning is one of the biggest challenges we face. Being able to deliver a scalable solution to everyone that needs it can transform individuals and the world in which we live"

HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Wiley and Sons Inc.,  (NYSE:JWA) (NYSE:JWB), today announced the launch of a comprehensive research publishing learning program, the Wiley Researcher Academy, unique in testing knowledge and understanding.

Encapsulating the entire publishing process, the Wiley Researcher Academy is an important support tool, establishing the skills needed to successfully publish research, collaborate and mentor.

The program has been created, developed and is launched by a global network of journal editors and industry experts with Dr Andrew Moore as Editor-in-Chief. Contributors include: Dr Bernd Pulverer, Head of Scientific Publications & Chief Editor, EMBO Journal; Dr Margaret Cargill, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, University of Adelaide; Dr Oliver Renn, Head of Science Communication, ETH Zurich.

It has been developed to offer an efficient, effective means to make high-quality training on research skills, writing and publishing available to early to mid-level career researchers at universities, academic and R&D institutions and organizations interested in publishing research. The Wiley Researcher Academy provides investment in the future advancement of science and technology and the future growth and sustainability of the global knowledge economy.

“Effective learning is one of the biggest challenges we face. Being able to deliver a scalable solution to everyone that needs it can transform individuals and the world in which we live”, said Judy Verses, EVP Research, Wiley

Professor Aaron Ciechanover, Winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, remarked: “Getting educated and trained in the skills one needs in order to publish research results, hypotheses, and models has never been more important, in particular for young scientists, but also for the more established among us: Wiley has taken an important initiative in developing an on-line platform that provides that education and assesses participants’ progress. There is no doubt it will help scientists increase the impact of their studies.”

The Wiley Researcher Academy is a comprehensive, online, institutionally scalable, researcher training program, pedagogically designed to deliver effective learning in a digital environment. The program delivers 14 modules covering areas such as best practices, processes and trends which are key for researchers to understand to be successful in research and publishing. In addition, researchers can access interactive community spaces to facilitate networking and collaboration. Designed in collaboration with learning experts, it boasts a didactically-conceived assessment structure that tracks participant performance and progress.

About Wiley

Wiley, a global research and learning company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, combined with our digital learning, assessment and certification solutions help universities, learned societies, businesses, governments and individuals increase the academic and professional impact of their work. For more than 210 years, we have delivered consistent performance to our stakeholders. The company's website can be accessed at


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