Researchers

Develop your clinical research skills, write the best possible papers, and get published

Research To Publication is a comprehensive programme of online courses designed to prepare you for a successful career as a published author of medical research. The research editors here at The BMJ and the medical academics at UCSF have combined our expertise and are making it available to you. Our programme is written and presented by some of the foremost experts in research and publication, including several co-authors of the seminal textbook Designing Clinical Research. It provides some of the best advice you can find.

Flexible, online, and 100% focused on medical research

Research to Publication is the only e-learning offering created for researchers in clinical medicine, public health, and epidemiology. Our e-learning courses support the development of sound research design, responsible research conduct and clear statistical reporting. The full learning programme will comprise six courses, comprising a total of 50 modules, each on a specific topic. The modules are written and presented by some of the foremost experts in research and publication.We include narrated videos and learning exercises across many topics, from designing a randomized trial to good medical writing and surviving peer review.

  • How to write a paper
  • What editors and peer reviewers look for
  • Publication ethics
  • Designing clinical research
  • Responsible conduct of research
  • Introduction to clinical trials

Take charge of your own career as a published research author

We want to make researchers’ lives easier so that you can focus on achieving outstanding results in an increasingly competitive race to publish. Research to Publication offers complete flexibility to study what’s most important to you and do so at your own pace. Depending on your needs, choose just one course or all six; our programme can guide you through each stage of the process from designing a study to seeing it published.

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