Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers (CEPI5214)


This unit aims to teach students the principles of research integrity in writing for medical journals, to guide them to resources to improve their conference abstract and manuscript writing and submission. Students will learn about reporting guidelines, common pitfalls in writing and presenting research, writing cover letters and responding to reviewer's comments. Students will learn skills needed to act as a peer-reviewer.

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offered online - 8 self-paced modules each comprising: course notes, lecture, demonstrations, exercises, quizzes (formative)


formative assessment through quizzes (30%), submitted assignment (70%)


No mandatory text - readings available online.

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

PUBH5018, PUBH5010

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