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HeRO: Manuscript Writing Made Easy online course

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The HeRO initiative and the Dept of Primary Care Medicine invites you to register for the "Manuscript Writing Made Easy" online course. If you are working on getting your research published, then this course is for you.

This online course aims to provide guidance for researchers on how to write a manuscript based on the IMRAD (Introduction, Methodology, Results and Discussion) format. You will also be taught on how to select an appropriate journal to submit your manuscript to, understand the processes of preparing your manuscript for submission and dealing with reviewer comments. Tips will be given on academic writing style, how to avoid plagiarism and the formatting of references. Practical examples and hands-on exercises will be given.

By the end of this course, you will acquire the knowledge and skills of writing a publishable manuscript.

*This course uses examples mainly from the field of healthcare and medicine, however, the general structure for writing and preparing a manuscript is applicable for participants from other fields of study.

Live chat session
This course is administrator-led and live chat session will also be conducted whereby teachers will be present in the course to answer your questions in real time on the course topics! There will be three live sessions throughout the 4-week course and each session is one hour.

Course details
Course duration: 4 weeks
Course start: 13 July 2020 (Monday)
Course end: 9 August 2020 (Sunday)

Course module
Week 1
Module 1: Introduction and objective
Module 2a: Methodology for a quantitative study
Module 2b: Methodology for a qualitative study
Module 3: Patient and public involvement

Week 2
Module 4a: Results for a quantitative study
Module 4b: Results for a qualitative study
Live chat session: 21 July, Tuesday, 2-3pm

Week 3
Module 5: Discussion and conclusion
Module 6: Title and abstract
Module 7: Plagiarism, referencing and language tips
Live chat session: 28 July, Tuesday, 2-3pm

Week 4
Module 8: Selecting a journal for publication
Module 9: Addressing reviewer comments
Live chat session: 7 Aug, Friday, 3-4pm

Course fee
RM100

To register
If you would like to participate, make payment using this link: https://epay.um.edu.my/payment/pay/964

Once payment is done, please send a print-screen or proof of payment to the course administrator, Wen Ting at tongwenting@um.edu.my. Then, instructions will be sent on how to register and get started with the course.

Registration deadline: 8 July 2020 (Wednesday)

For more information, contact course administrator, Wen Ting at tongwenting@um.edu.my.

We welcome registration from everyone. Thank you.

Jul 07, 2020 12.00 AM - 12.00 AM Health Research Online (HeRO)