We organised a very successful 9th edition of our 2-day course on effective writing and publishing scientific papers (the Heuvellandcursus) on 8 + 9 November 2018. Now it’s time to start planning the next edition! If you would like to be informed about the next edition of the Heuvellandcursus, please send an e-mail to heuvellandcursus [at] maastrichtuniversity [dot] nl.
Contents of the course
Where do I start? How do I construct a clear and logical story?
- Tips & tricks for the structure of a powerful paper
- Do’s and don’ts of titles, abstracts, tables, figures and references
- Finding the most effective way from research idea to PubMed
What to do when and with whom?
- The optimal plan for the writing and publication process
- Collaborating with co-authors and supervisors
- Organising scientific output
Journals and the reviewing process
- The wondrous world of impact factors
- Submitting, revising, and re-submitting
Meet the editor
- Behind the scenes of editorial offices
- Question & answer with the editor of an indexed journal
Icing on the cake
- A Burgundian walk in an inspiring surrounding
Organisation and application
Teachers: Prof. Daniel Kotz (Düsseldorf University Hospital) & Dr. Jochen Cals (Maastricht University).
Course administrator: Susanne Hanssen, phone: 0031 43 3882815, mail: heuvellandcursus [at] maastrichtuniversity [dot] nl.
Primary target audience: junior researchers and PhD students from health, medical, and life sciences who wish to write articles for peer-reviewed journals more effectively and efficiently, with a focus on biomedical research.
Costs: €499 for researchers affiliated to an academic institution (others €699), including all materials, accommodation in luxury one-person bedrooms, all meals and beverages (breakfast, 2x lunch, dinner, drinks), as well as a green and inspiring surrounding. The county lodge is easily accessible by car and public transport (20km from Maastricht).
Please note: this is an interactive and therefore small-scaled course (the maximum number of participants is 20). Enrolment occurs on a first come-first serve principle; full = full.
Some impressions from previous courses