UK EQUATOR Centre: Publication School

The UK EQUATOR Centre’s Publication School is designed for early-career researchers and students. It aims to give you a smooth writing process that results in a published article that is fit for purpose.

You will experience 2 full days of in-person learning led by methodological and writing experts from the UK EQUATOR Centre and Centre for Statistics in Medicine. Using group work, discussion, and practical exercises, we cover everything you need to plan, write, and publish your health-related research study.

Planning your message and audience
Negotiating authorship
Choosing a journal and avoiding predators
Good writing style and habits
What to write where: recipes for a successful introduction, methods, results, and discussion
Using reporting guidelines
Revising your work for simplicity, clarity and completeness
Summarising your article in an effective title and abstract
Submission and dealing with peer review
Disseminating your article after publication

Pre-course preparation includes around 1 hour of video and reading 4 journal articles.

Format: In person (no hybrid option)

Sessions for both days will run 9:00 -17:00 BST (GMT)

Notes: Participants receive a full course workbook with all notes and exercises. We do not record any sessions, in person or online. Course fees include refreshments through the day and a sandwich lunch.

Online options: There are no hybrid options for In-person Publication School in April 2023. We have successfully run fully online Publication School via Zoom since November 2020. We may offer an online course later in 2023, with dates decided later in the year.

Places are limited and will be allocated in order of application. Email us ( or visit our web page for more information: