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EQUATOR Publication School: November 2018

03/07/2018

Thursday 8 – Friday 9 November 2018, Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford

Please note the course is for early-career researchers and students.  Email Caroline Struthers (caroline.struthers@csm.ox.ac.uk) before you register to check you are eligible.

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.

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

Lunch and refreshments are included in the price of registration

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).

Maximum number of places available is 24.

Write to caroline.struthers@csm.ox.ac.uk to register your interest or to ask for more information.

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