Get credit for your peer review

Publons works with reviewers, publishers and universities to record peer review as a measurable research contribution so you can get credit and recognition for your peer reviewing activities.

Benefits of having a Publons account

You can build a comprehensive and independently verified picture of your peer reviewing activity to:

  • Demonstrate peer reviewing workloads to your employer
  • Utilise peer reviewing activity as part of promotions applications
  • Demonstrate relationships with journals in your field
  • Follow discussions about your papers where reviews are open


UQ is currently the top ranked reviewing university in Publons. 

Join high profile top UQ Publons reviewers

Create a Publons account and link it to UQ Systems

  1. Register for an ORCiD and link to UQ using the UQ Research Identifiers tool
  2. From this page click to link and register your Publons account using your ORCiD, and finalise account set up
  3. Once you have an account, forward 'thank you for reviewing' emails to (for more information about this, visit
  4. Publons will verify and add a record of your reviews to your public reviewer profile (all sensitive information is hidden by default to protect reviewer anonymity)

Note: If you already have a Publons account, go to Settings > Account and add your ORCiD

Links will appear in accounts in UQ eSpace and full details of reviewing activity will appear in UQ Author Statistics

For more information, contact your Librarian.



Last updated:
17 November 2017