New Writers Workshop 2017

25 October 2017

BDEWF Workshop for New Authors and Peer Reviewers, 25 October 2017

BDEWF Workshop for New Authors and Peer Reviewers
British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street. London, W1G 8YS
Wednesday 25 October 2017


Jointly chaired by Ken Eaton and Stephen Hancocks

11.00 Welcome and aims of the day Chairmen
11.10 Author guidelines and how to begin writing Stephen Hancocks
11.40 The peer review process Ken Eaton
12.10 Small group work looking at papers which were rejected and analysing why
13.00 Lunch
13.45 Small groups report their findings

Parallel sessions (delegates to choose A or B):

Session A
14.30 Publications ethics - how to avoid the pitfalls Ruth Doherty
15.00 Online publishing - future opportunities and challenges David Westgarth
15.30 How editors can help Nairn Wilson

Session B
14.30 Effective peer reviewing  Ken Eaton
16.00 Panel presentation: Tips for improving scientific writing and Discussion All presenters
17.00 Close

The day will constitute 5 hours of verifiable Continuing Professional Development for which certificates will be available.

The cost is £40 (£20 for full-time students) to include lunch and refreshments.

To apply to attend the day please contact Stephen Hancocks (

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