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Soft Skills Workshops

These workshops are organised to build up your skills. They comprise two parts, presentation and writing skills. In each part we provide the handout and presentation used in the workshop. Further specific advice can be obtained when you need it by contacting Education Support for an appointment. 

Presentation 

This workshop shows the development from ideas to presentations. It covers four parts which are; the visual message, the spoken message, the physical message and the logistical message. It includes interactive practical group activities. 

Writing

This workshop shows how to write for a manuscript intended for publication in an international peer-reviewed journal. It covers 9 steps in the process including brainstorm, organise, assemble, write, check, peer proofreading, language review, format and submit. 

 

Topic Download
From Ideas to Presentations
Ideas to Presentations
Writing Manuscripts
From Paragraphs to Publications

 

Effective writing and publishing scientific papers series

  • Kotz D, Cals JW, Tugwell P, Knottnerus JA. Introducing a new series on effective writing and publishing of scientific papers. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Apr;66(4):359-60. PubMed PMID: 23452725. [PDF]
  • Kotz D, Cals JW. Effective writing and publishing scientific papers--part I: how to get started. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Apr;66(4):397. PubMed PMID: 23452726. [PDF]
  • Cals JW, Kotz D. Effective writing and publishing scientific papers, part II: title and abstract. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Jun;66(6):585. PubMed PMID: 23434329. [PDF]
  • Cals JW, Kotz D. Effective writing and publishing scientific papers, part III: introduction. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Jul;66(7):702. PubMed PMID: 23497856. [PDF]
  • Kotz D, Cals JW. Effective writing and publishing scientific papers, part IV: methods. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Aug;66(8):817. PubMed PMID: 23434330. [PDF]
  • Kotz D, Cals JW. Effective writing and publishing scientific papers, part V: results. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Sep;66(9):945. PubMed PMID: 23791158. [PDF]
  • Cals JW, Kotz D. Effective writing and publishing scientific papers, part VI: discussion. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Oct;66(10):1064. PubMed PMID: 23993311. [PDF]
  • Kotz D, Cals JW. Effective writing and publishing scientific papers, part VII: tables and figures. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Aug 16. PubMed PMID: 23958377. [PDF]
 
Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics