How to get published: a Clinical Oncology workshop

Friday 12 May 2017
Venue address: 
Europa Hotel, Great Victoria St, Belfast, BT2 7AP
CPD credits: 

Aimed predominantly at oncology trainees, this free to attend workshop to provide practical advice on how to navigate the publishing process from start to finish and to get the best out of the system. It will include:

  • Short, focused talks from key members of Clinical Oncology Editorial Board
  • Small group workshop where manuscript proposals submitted by the delegates* are discussed and given constructive feedback
  • 'Live' review of published article using anonymised voting keypads.

The meeting is designed to be informative, interactive and fun!

*Delegates are encouraged to submit a manuscript or outline of a proposed publication before the meeting. This could include a letter, review or original data. All submission will receive individualised feedback. Some will be selected for discussion within the workshop if they demonstrate generic learning points. Please submit research for discussion to

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Friday 12 May

12:00 Registration and lunch
12:30 De-mystifying publishing in oncologyCathi O’Hara, Publisher Clinical Oncology
12:50 Getting started and first steps for your publicationBen O’Leary, Trainee member, Clinical Oncology
13:10Preparing your manuscriptDuncan Gilbert, Editorials editor, Clinical Oncology
13:30Small group workshop facilitated by Faculty
14:30Refreshment break and informal discussion with Faculty
14:50Ethics of publishing: how to avoid plagiarismAndreas Makris, former Editorial Board member, Clinical Oncology
15:10How to survive and get the best out of peer reviewPaul Symonds, Special Issues Editor, Clinical Oncology
15:30Interactive review of published article using anonymised voting keypadsRaj Jena, Virtual Issues Editor, Clinical Oncology
16:00How to get your paper noticedSaif Ahmad, Podcast Editor, Clinical Oncology
16:20Keep calm & carry on – personal view of surviving publishing knockbacksCharlotte Coles, Editor, Clinical Oncology

Please note that the programme is subject to change

Contact us

For any queries relating to this event please contact

Professional Learning and Development
The Royal College of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields


Tel: 020 7406 5942


This event is free to attend.

Online booking is available to members and Fellows; to use this facility select the 'Book Online' button below.

If you are not a member and Fellow, please print the Registration Form, complete and return with payment by post to:
The Conference Office, The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JW.

Bookings for this meeting are no longer being taken. Please contact the Conference Office for availability on 020 7406 5942.


Registration form


Venue information

Europa Hotel

Great Victoria St
United Kingdom


If you are unable to attend the event, please let us know as soon as possible by contacting Holly Benson (