Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research

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EQUATOR Publication Schools: April, June and November 2019 – registration now open!

03/07/2018

Make sure your research articles are fit for purpose!
Learn the secrets of success in writing, publishing, and disseminating your research

Main Seminar Room, Botnar Research Centre, Headington, Oxford

Booking now open!

 

Thursday-Friday 11-12 April
Thursday-Friday 13-14 June – book now
Thursday-Friday 7-8 November – book now

Both days run from 9am to 5pm.  Fees include lunch, refreshments, and course materials.

 

OVERVIEW

Jam-packed with really practical tips and ideas

June 2018 participant

This course covers all you need to know to plan for publication and write up your health-related research study. It focuses on the use of reporting guidelines such as CONSORT and STROBE to maximise the transparency and usability of your research.

You will experience two intense days of learning led by methodological and writing experts from the UK EQUATOR Centre and the Centre for Statistics in Medicine. We will use group work, discussion, and practical writing exercises to reinforce learning.

 

CONTENT

Excellent scope – right the way from authorship and journal selection to submission/peer review/dissemination – not just the bits in the middle!

June 2018 participant

  • The importance of publishing responsibly
  • Introduction to reporting guidelines
  • Matching study designs with reporting guidelines
  • Writing the methods and results
  • Good statistical reporting
  • Writing the introduction and discussion
  • Writing the title and abstract
  • Good writing style
  • Summarising your research for different audiences
  • Choosing a journal and avoiding predators

 

COURSE DETAILS

Should be obligatory for all those starting out a PhD

June 2018 participant

This course is designed for early-career researchers and students. Email equator@csm.ox.ac.uk for more information if you’re unsure of its suitability for your needs.

Maximum number of places available: 24 per course

FEES

£50 for members of NDORMS and students from the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes
£95 for staff of the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes, and for students of other universities
£195 for external/commercial applicants (limited places)

Oxford Biomedical Research Centre sponsorship has allowed us to offer 10 free places per course for early-career researchers affiliated with the Oxford BRC. These places can be secured by paying a £40 deposit that will refunded on proof of attendance. Please confirm your OxBRC affiliation before registering by emailing us.

To register your interest or enquire about eligibility please email (equator@csm.ox.ac.uk). Join our mailing list to hear about this and other EQUATOR courses and events.

 

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