Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
UK EQUATOR Centre Publication School, 6th-10th July 2015, St Anne’s College, Oxford UK
Fit for purpose: The secrets of success in writing, publishing, and disseminating research articles
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a large number of published research articles are reported badly. They often don’t provide enough information, or they provide misleading and ambiguous information, and their usefulness is severely compromised.
In response to this, the UK EQUATOR Centre is delighted to offer a unique new week-long course for both new and more experienced health researchers who wish to make their research articles fit for purpose.
Build the skills and confidence to achieve success in writing, publishing and disseminating your research through traditional journals, and other media channels.
This lively course will be lead by an experienced, enthusiastic and knowledgeable team, featuring lectures and many practical sessions including:
The course will also discuss the importance of writing and publishing protocols, and the use of reporting guidelines such as SPIRIT and PRISMA-P.
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
Ms Caroline Struthers, Education and Training Manager, UK EQUATOR Centre
The programme will also include contributions from invited guest speakers including Journal Editors and Science Communicators.
A more detailed course outline and speaker details will be added soon.
Early-bird rates apply before 31 May
Early-bird rate: £1,150
Early-bird rate including four nights ensuite accommodation at St Anne’s College: £1,450
From 1 June
Standard rate: £1,300
Standard rate including accommodation: £1,600
Course fees include daily lunch and refreshments, dinner at St Anne’s (Mon-Wed evening) and a course banquet (Thursday evening), a comprehensive delegate’s pack including all course materials, and two essential reference books.
Spaces are strictly limited, so please click here to register early, and take advantage of the early-bird rate until 31 May 2015
Contact: Caroline Struthers (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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