San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
UK EQUATOR Centre Publication School 2017
The course is aimed at both new and experienced health researchers wishing to build the skills and confidence to achieve success in writing, publishing and disseminating their research through traditional journals, and other media channels.
The course will include lectures and many practical sessions including:
- How to plan your research and write and publish protocols using reporting guidelines such as SPIRIT and PRISMA-P
- How to write the key sections of your research article, including the methods, analysis and results, introduction, discussion, title and abstract
- How to make the appropriate and optimal use of Reporting Guidelines including SPIRIT, CONSORT and STROBE
- How to target the right journal for your research, and navigate different editorial systems
- How to deal with peer review comments, and how to peer review the work of others constructively
- How to communicate about your research with a non-expert audience, and make the most of media opportunities
Course tutors include:
- Dr Elizabeth Wager, Publications Consultant, Sideview
- Prof Doug Altman, Director, Centre for Statistics in Medicine; Director, UK EQUATOR Centre
- Dr Iveta Simera, Deputy Director, UK EQUATOR Centre
- plus invited guest speakers including Journal Editors and Science Communicators
Course fees include daily lunch and refreshments, dinner at St Catherine's for residential delegates (Sun-Wed evening) and a course banquet for all on Thursday evening, a comprehensive delegate’s pack including all course materials, and two essential reference books.
More about EQUATOR
The UK EQUATOR Centre is part of the international EQUATOR Network (Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research). The EQUATOR Network website is a unique one-stop shop of free online tools and resources aimed to support all those involved in the conduct and reporting of health research including researchers, journal editors and publishers, health information specialists, reporting guideline developers and teachers of evidence-based medicine and related disciplines. This highly-accessed website is home to the Library of Health Research Reporting which includes an up-to-date comprehensive searchable database of nearly 300 published Reporting Guidelines.
The UK EQUATOR Centre is focused on the provision of education and training for researchers based in the UK, as well as developing online learning resources and facilitating workshops and seminars all over the world. We are also aiming to launch innovative educational and training initiatives with UK and international partners both to improve awareness of and adherence to reporting guidelines amongst researchers, research funders, and the journal and publishing community, but also to improve the public understanding of and engagement with health research.
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