Publishing Seminar - Getting Published in Medical Journals (by BMJ)


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This seminar aims to help our students and faculty, especially those in nursing and allied health, to enhance their ability in academic writing and getting published in medical and related cross-disciplinary areas. Students and staff who are interested to learn the publishing tips in these fields are welcome to join. The talk will cover but is not limited to the following topics:

  • choosing the right journal
  • ensure that your research is worth publishing
  • use key international guidelines on reporting research
  • make best use of IMRaD format to write up studies
  • fully report methods and results to aid reproducibility
  • interpret results cautiously
  • write study abstracts and titles effectively and accurately
  • learn from rejection
Date : 11 Oct 2018 (Thu)
Time : 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Venue : Learning Lab 1, 3/F, Library
Speaker : Dr. Trish Groves (Associate Editor of The BMJ; former Editor in Chief of BMJ Open)
Registration : Please click on this link for registration.

About the Speaker

Trish Groves (MBBS, MRCPsych) is currently an associate editor for The BMJ and is on the advisory board of BMJ Open Science. Between joining The BMJ as its first editorial registrar (intern) in 1989 and leaving in 2018, she was a deputy editor and head of research on The BMJ, editor in chief of BMJ Open, director of academic outreach for BMJ, and editorial lead for e-learning programme BMJ Research to Publication.

Trish studied medicine at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, then specialised in psychiatry, gaining MRCPsych in 1989. She was briefly an honorary research fellow at the School for Public Policy, UCL.

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