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EQUATOR Publication School: April, June and November 2019



April, June and November 2019 dates will be announced soon!

This two-day course is aimed at early career and student researchers and 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.

This is what previous participants have said about the course

Jam packed with really practical tips and ideas.
Should be obligatory for all starting out a PhD.
Excellent scope – right the way from authorship and journal selection to submission/peer review/dissemination – not just the bits in the middle!
A very helpful course, wish I’d done it two years ago!
Great pace and content
Really informative and inspiring course
Very comprehensive course covering all aspects of writing and publishing
It has given me the foundation and strategies to construct my manuscript.
Exactly what it says on the tin. Great value for money. I will come back for more.

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.

Outline of course content:-

  • 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
  • Choosing a journal and avoiding predators
  • Writing about your research for different audiences

Registration fees
£50 for members Oxford University and Brookes students
£95 for Oxford University and Brookes staff
£195 for external applicants (early-career researchers or students from other institutions).

Lunch and refreshments are included in the price of registration

Please note the course is primarily designed for early-career researchers and students.  Email Caroline Struthers (caroline.struthers@csm.ox.ac.uk) for more information if you’re unsure.

Maximum number of places available is 24.

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