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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 13 to Friday 14 June 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

CANCELLED: 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

CANCELLED: 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

OCTRU New Starter Training *ONLINE*

Tuesday, 04 August 2020, 10am to 11.30am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G51

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

OCTRU New Starter Training

Tuesday, 01 September 2020, 10am to 11.30am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G51

OCTRU Trials Expertise Session: Amendments

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 10am to 11am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54

OCTRU Extended Training Bite (STATS): Randomisation and Blinding

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 10am to 11.30am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54

POSTPONED - OCTRU Workshop (QA): Serious Breaches

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 9.30am to 1pm @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54/38

Please note this session has been postponed until further notice.