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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 7 to Friday 8 November 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

Randomised Controlled Trials Course 2019

Monday, 23 September 2019 to Friday, 27 September 2019 @ Merton College, University of Oxford, UK

Join the Centre for Statistics in Medicine's annual RCT Course, which covers everything you need to know about the design, conduct, analysis, interpretation and reporting of randomised controlled trials.

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Forthcoming events

Trials Expertise Session: Pitfalls of Applications

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 10am to 11am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54

OCTRU Workshop: Serious Breaches

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 9.30am to 1pm @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54/38

Randomised Controlled Trials Course 2019

Monday, 23 September 2019 to Friday, 27 September 2019 @ Merton College, University of Oxford, UK

Join the Centre for Statistics in Medicine's annual RCT Course, which covers everything you need to know about the design, conduct, analysis, interpretation and reporting of randomised controlled trials.

OCTRU Training Bite: Phase II Trial Design

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 10am to 11am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G54

OCTRU Training Bite: Safety Oversight

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 10am to 11am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G38

OCTRU New Starter Training

Tuesday, 01 October 2019, 10am to 11.30am @ Botnar Research Centre, Room G52