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DuBois, David. (2018, April 25). Effective Writing for Research [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Writing is an essential skill for researchers to develop, but it can be enormously challenging and time-consuming.Key considerations include technical clarity and accuracy, organization and logical exposition, grammar and mechanics, conciseness, and iterative editing and improvement.

In this session, Dr. David DuBois addressed each of these topics and highlighted practical strategies for writing effectively in a research context.

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Chen, Yi-Fan. (2018, April 10) Statistical Getting Started with Interim Analysis: Group Sequential Tests [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Group sequential tests are commonly used for interim analysis in clinical trials to monitor progress for early termination. Dr. Chen introduced such an analysis and demonstrated a simple example in R software.

Hosted by the IHRP Methodology Research Core, Chalk Talks are Informal educational seminars that focus on current methodological issues in population health sciences.

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DuBois, David. (2018, March 21) Navigating and Contributing to the Peer Review Process [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Peer review is a cornerstone of the processes involved with research publication and grant funding. It is essential to be able to both anticipate and respond effectively to peer reviews as an author or investigator. Also, growing attention is paid to the importance of providing high-quality peer reviews of others’ research and funding proposals.

In this presentation, Dr. David DuBois addressed these topics with an emphasis on practical advice... more

Wang, Tianxiu. (2018, March 13) Statistical Analysis Addressing Competing Risks In Alzheimer's Disease Research [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Hosted by the IHRP Methodology Research Core, Chalk Talks are Informal educational seminars that focus on current methodological issues in population health sciences. 

Intended for doctoral-level health scientists and social science researchers focusing on social determinants of health and population health investigations, these sessions are usually held on the second Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m.

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DuBois, David. (2018, Feb. 21). Writing a Research Article for Publication [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Writing an article for publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal is one of the most important and most challenging tasks undertaken by researchers. 

In this session, Dr. David DuBois addressed practical strategies for structuring and writing manuscripts, identifying appropriate journals for submission, and navigating the peer review process.  

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