What journal editors look for

The January meeting of the Writing Club welcomes as guest presenter Dr Carolyn Tarrant of the University of Leicester.

How do you choose which journal to submit to?

What happens when you submit a paper?

What mistakes do authors commonly make?

How do you respond to reviewers?

Dr Tarrant is Associate Professor in Health Psychology at the University of Leicester, and will draw on her experience as an associate editor for BMJ Quality & Safety and the Journal of Hospital Infection.

The meeting is on Thursday 18th January 2018, from 1—2 pm, in the Odames Meeting Room, Odames Library, Victoria Building, LRI

All UHL and LPT staff and all placement students welcome.   Book your place by email or by phoning the Odames Library on (0116 258) 5558.


UHL Writing for Publication workshops May – Jul 2017

The dates for the forthcoming “Writing for Publication” workshops are now available to book via eUHL. This is a two hour workshop in which you’ll be given the chance to sit and write, talk about what makes a good paper, and experience peer reviewing a paper.

The dates are:

Thursday 18th May 2017; 2.00pm – 4.00pm, Glenfield Library

Monday 12th June 2017; 10.00am – 12.00pm, Odames Library, LRI

Tuesday 11th July 2017; 2.00pm – 4.00pm, Leicester General Library

For more information, please contact your local UHL Library.

Dates for 2016

UHL Writing Club meets regularly to discuss issues around writing papers for publication in the field of clinical research. The group is open to all UHL and LPT staff, and undergraduates in medicine from the University of Leicester.

All sessions are held in the Meeting Room, Odames Library, Victoria Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary from 1pm-2pm.

To book your FREE place, please contact pip.divall@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Dates for 2016:

15th March 2016
Informal Peer Review
Bring along your work in progress for supportive critique

19th May 2016

20th September 2016

17th November 2016