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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)

CSM courses and events

RSS Oxford talk: Judging a book by its cover: How much of REF 'research quality' is really 'journal reputation'?

Friday, 17 January 2020, 3.30pm to 5pm @ Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics, 24-29 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LB

UK EQUATOR Centre Publication School: March 2020

Thursday, 12 March 2020 to Friday, 13 March 2020, 9am - 5pm @ Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford

The secrets of success in writing, publishing, and disseminating research articles

UK EQUATOR Centre Publication School: July 2020

Thursday, 16 July 2020 to Friday, 17 July 2020, 9am - 5pm @ Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford

The secrets of success in writing, publishing, and disseminating research articles

UK EQUATOR Centre Publication School: November 2020

Thursday, 12 November 2020 to Friday, 13 November 2020, 9am - 5pm @ Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford

The secrets of success in writing, publishing, and disseminating research articles

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Forthcoming events

Trials Expertise Session: Informed Consent

Monday, 16 December 2019, 10am to 11am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54

OCTRU New Starter Training

Tuesday, 07 January 2020, 10am to 11.30am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G51

OCTRU Trials Expertise Session: Trial Recruitment

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 10am to 11am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54

RSS Oxford talk: Judging a book by its cover: How much of REF 'research quality' is really 'journal reputation'?

Friday, 17 January 2020, 3.30pm to 5pm @ Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics, 24-29 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LB

OCTRU Training Bite (STATS): Basic Statistics for Randomised Controlled Trials

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 10am to 11am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54

OCTRU Extended Training Bite (QA): TMF Training

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 10am to 12pm @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54