BDEF Workshop for New Authors
At British Dental Association on Tuesday, 8 September 2015
To help delegates understand how papers and articles submitted to scientific journals are reviewed and assessed by editors and their teams.
To help delegates to improve the chances that papers and articles that they submit to peer reviewed journals are accepted.
Expected Learning Outcomes
A clear understanding of:
the need to follow a journal's guidelines for authors to the letter,
the peer-review process,
how to write for scientific journals.
Jointly chaired by Ken Eaton and Stephen Hancocks
11.00 Welcome and aims of the day Chairmen
11.10 Author guidelines and how to begin writing Stephen Hancocks
11.40 The peer review process Ken Eaton
12.10 Small group work looking at papers which were rejected and analysing why
13.45 Small groups report their findings
14.30 Publications ethics - how to avoid the pitfalls Ruth Doherty
15.00 Online publishing - future opportunities and challenges Speaker tbc
15.30 Plagiarism – the new scourge? Nairn Wilson
16.00 Panel presentation on tips for improving scientific writing
and Discussion All presenters
The delegate fee for the day will be £40 and cheques payable to the British Dental Association should be sent to Stephen Hancocks, BDA, 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8YS. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
5 hours of verifiable CPD will be awarded
At 18.00 the annual BDEF reception and presentation of the BDEF Young Communicators of the Year Awards will take place