This course will guide you to reliable evidence based resources to improve your conference abstract, presentation and poster design, and manuscript content and writing style. You will learn about reporting guidelines, common pitfalls in writing and presenting research, choosing a journal, keywords, improving tables and figures for manuscripts through open source software, copyright, writing cover letters and response letters to reviewers. You'll also learn about measuring research impact and ways to improve your research reach, dealing with the media and press releases, using social media in dissemination, digital archiving and basic skills needed to act as a quality peer-reviewer.
You'll work through nine online modules at your own pace:
This short course is a variant of the unit of study CEPI5215 Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers. It enables you to complete the unit without formal university enrolment. You will receive a certificate of completion; however, you will not receive credit points towards a University of Sydney degree. To receive credit points and an academic transcript, please see the Medicine Postgraduate Non Award.
||Some basic knowledge of summary statistics is assumed.|
|Textbooks||No mandatory textbook - readings are available online.|