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Registration

Email Caroline Struthers (caroline.struthers@csm.ox.ac.uk) for more information and to reserve your place!

Find more dates and information about this course here.

Overview

This course is for early career researchers and students

It 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

  • 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
  • Writing and publishing protocols (including the reporting guidelines SPIRIT and PRISMA-P)
  • Good writing style
  • Summarising your research for different audiences
  • Choosing a journal and avoiding predators

Course details

Thursday 11 to Friday 12 April 2019

The course will take place in the Botnar Research Centre, NDORMS, at the University of Oxford. A typical day will run from 9am to 5pm. Fees include lunch, refreshments, and course materials.

Fees

£50 for members of NDORMS and Oxford University students (incl. Brookes)

£95 for Oxford University staff (incl. Brookes)

£195 for external applicants (limited places)

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Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 10am to 11.30am @ Microsoft Teams

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Wednesday, 22 September 2021 @ Symposium: Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre Auditorium, Worcester College, University of Oxford Dinner: Worcester College dining hall, University of Oxford

An international symposium on protecting athletes’ hip health

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Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 9.30am to 11.30am @ Microsoft Teams

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OCTRU Extended Training Bite (STATS): Randomisation and Blinding *ONLINE*

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 10am to 11.30am @ Microsoft Teams

Please note this session will be run online over Microsoft Teams - further details will be sent directly to attendees.

OCTRU New Starter Training *ONLINE*

Tuesday, 05 October 2021, 10am to 11.30am @ Microsoft Teams

Please note this session will be run online over Microsoft Teams - further details will be sent directly to attendees.