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BDEWF Workshop for New Authors and Peer Reviewers

Date: Tuesday 22 October 2019

Venue: British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street. London, W1G 8YS



 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  How editors can help                                                                          Nairn Wilson

12.10  The peer review process                                                                      Ken Eaton


13.10  Lunch


13.50  Small group work looking at papers which were rejected and analysing why

14.40  Small groups report their findings

15.00  Publications ethics – how to avoid the pitfalls                                Ruth Doherty

15.30  Online publishing – future opportunities and challenges               David Westgarth

16.00  Panel presentation:

Tips for improving scientific writing and Discussion                                     All presenters

17.00  Close


The day will constitute 5 hours of Continuing Professional Development for which certificates will be available and will meet GDC development outcomes A & D.  The cost is £40 for BDEWF members, £65 for Non-BDEWF members, £20 for full-time students to include lunch and refreshments.


To apply to attend the day please contact Stephen Hancocks (