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Presentation:Core Presentations on Research Communication

By | May 27, 2013
Slide set containing presentations on writing journal articles, giving presentations, preparing proposals, and related topics. From the AuthorAID Workshop on Teaching Research Communication, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 27-31 May 2013.

Web resource:"How to Write for Technical Periodicals & Conferences"

By | Jan. 27, 2013

A 28-page guide from the professional association IEEE. Among topics addressed: ethics in scientific publication, deciding whether to present at a conference or write a journal article, identifying conferences and journals suitable for one’s work, developing a manuscript, revising, and peer review. Interactive, with links to other resources.

Presentation:Week 2: 2012 Intensive Course in Research Writing

By | July 9, 2012
Main slides from second week of 3-week intensive course given at Texas A&M University in summer 2012. Major topics include writing the introduction, some aspects of writing style, ethical and other issues, writing an abstract, and publishing a paper.

Presentation:Approaching a Writing Project

By | April 29, 2012

Main topics: establishing the mindset (attitude), knowing the ethics, preparing to write, doing the writing, and revising your work. To keep the file small, photos have been deleted. From the IADSR International Conference 2012, "Fundamentals of Conducting & Reporting Research", Lahore, Pakistan, 27-29 April 2012.

Presentation:Ética de la Publicación Científica

By | April 17, 2012
Una presentación en un curso de posgrado sobre ética científica. Se enfoca principalmente en los estándares éticos de la escritura y publicación de un artículo científico. Introduce principios básicos de la ética, nota las normas éticas y asuntos pertinentes a la investigación científica, además que enlista fuentes de más información.

Web resource:EQUATOR Network

By | March 2, 2012

Website of "an international initiative that seeks to improve reliability and value of medical research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of research studies". (EQUATOR stands for Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research.) Available in English and in Spanish. Includes a library of guidelines for reporting research; resources for authors, editors, and peer reviewers; resources for developers of guidelines; and a newsletter in English, French, German, and Spanish.

Presentation:Ethics of Scientific Publication: An Introduction

By | Feb. 4, 2012
A lecture from a graduate course on scientific ethics. Focuses mainly on ethical standards for writing and publishing journal articles. Introduces basic principles of ethics, notes ethical norms and issues in research publication, and lists sources of further information.