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Writing for Publication
This is a guide to resources, training and support available to medical and healthcare students and researchers seeking to publish their research.
Getting Research Published by
Publication Date: 2010-03-25
Presenting Medical Statistics from Proposal to Publication by
Publication Date: 2017-09-20
Medical Library training
The Medical Library runs monthly training sessions on dissemination of your research. These are as follows:
These courses are aimed at medical students, researchers, and healthcare professionals, but all University of Cambridge staff and students are welcome. Book your place on these courses with your Raven login.
Useful writing tools
Here are some tools to help with the writing process:
- Authorea (link opens in new window) — online collaborative writing tool
- Overleaf (link opens in new window) — online collaborative writing tool
- Pomodoro Method (link opens in new window)— a time-management technique to help keep you motivated if you dislike writing
- Biomed Central (link opens in new window) — comprehensive guide to all stages of the writing and publication process
- Elizabeth Gadd's post-publication concerns (link opens in new window) — things to be aware of after your article has been published
The Medical Library also offers a training session on writing for publication (link opens in new window).
Article on writing for publication
Eleanor and Veronica from the Medical Library have published a peer-reviewed journal article on structure, form, content, and journal selection when writing for publication:
Phillips, V., and Barker, E. Writing for publication: structure, form, content, and journal selection (link opens in new window). Journal of Perioperative Practice (2021); 31 (6), 230-233.