In 2017, dr. Lilian Jans-Beken started the peer review course at the Publons Academy. This is a free peer review training course for early career researchers, developed together with expert academics and editors, to teach the core competencies of peer reviewing. What happened next, can be read in the interview with dr. Lilian Jans-Beken on the Publons website.
Dr. Lilian Jans-Beken is founder and ceo of the Thriving Human Science Center. She graduated in lifespan psychology, received a PhD in positive psychology, and she became an expert in gratitude and mental health. She is a scientific researcher who writes and talks about human thriving in general and gratitude specifically. In 2019, she wrote a book Een zoektocht naar dankbaarheid which is available through her personal website