Critically appraising a manuscript for peer review: UK EQUATOR Lightning Workshop

Join this free one-hour practical, interactive workshop from the UK EQUATOR Centre. In our Lightning Workshops series, our methodology, writing, and communication experts cover all of the essential aspects of writing and publishing your academic research. These sessions are designed for early-career biomedical and clinical researchers.

Paula Dhiman will walk you through what to consider when critically appraising a manuscript for peer review. You’ll then get hands-on experience working through a manuscript and discussing what you would feed back to a journal editor.

Paula is a medical statistician working on meta-research at the UK EQUATOR Centre in the Centre for Statistics in Medicine. She focuses on the methodological conduct and reporting of non-randomised research, aiming to help improve the quality and integrity of future research. She is passionate about statistical methodology and observational research, and is particularly interested in prognostic/risk modelling. She is also the Associate Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Disability Development.

This free workshop is open to University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes, and Oxford University Hospitals staff and students, but we do ask you to book a spot. To hear about other EQUATOR courses in Oxford, please join our mailing list by sending a blank email to