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Reviewer activity report

As an appreciation for the time and expertise you offer to the peer review process, Nature Research provides a summary of your refereeing activity for our journals. We hope you can use this record to demonstrate your contribution to the peer review process and to the scientific community. If you would like to obtain a report of your reviewing activity, follow these steps:

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  3. Locate the ‘Manuscripts’ tab.

From that tab, you will be able to download a copy of your reviewing activity, which you can share with your funders for example. If you have any trouble or if you need proof of reviewing activity in a different format, please contact us.

Reviewer thank you

Reviewers who submit a report for three or more manuscripts submitted to Nature Research journals in a calendar year are eligible for a free one-year online personal subscription to a Nature Research journal of their choice. In addition, at their discretion, editors award a number of free one-year online personal subscriptions to reviewers who have provided reports of outstanding quality. Reviewers may donate their subscription offer to a colleague or to the Research4life programme. Information about claiming this subscription will come via email early in the calendar year following your refereeing activity.

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