Past Invited Editors

Introducing Our Gallery of Distinguished Editors

Past editors on our Distinguished Editors Series


May 2006
Dr Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet


 "How to get published in The Lancet"


Paper Writing Seminar:
 "Choosing the right section of the journal for your article - writing tips and common mistakes"



September 2006
Dr Catherine D. DeAngelis, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)


."So you want to be an author" and
 "Conflict of interest and other issues in scientific writing"


Paper Clinics:
 "The Good, the Bad and the Bad-turned-good" and
 "So how good is your paper?"



February 2007
Dr Richard S. Smith, Former Editor-in-Chief, British Medical Journal (BMJ)


Lecture: "The trouble with medical journals"


Workshops (together with Dr Jocalyn Clark):
 "Ethical problem in scientific publications" and
 "How to get published"



April 2007
Dr Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature


 “The future of scientific publishing and communication” and
 “Publishing in Nature and Nature journals”


 “Questions about peer reviews you would like answered but were afraid to ask”.



March 2008
Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-Chief, British Medical Journal (BMJ)


 "The future directions of BMJ" and
 "How to get published"


Paper Critique Sessions



December 2008
Dr Jeffrey M. Drazen, Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)


 "The editorial process at NEJM" and
 "Responsibilities of authors & editors"



July 2010
Dr Juan Carlos Lopez, Chief Editor, Nature Medicine


 "Editorial Criteria at Nature Medicine and What Makes a Good Paper"


Manuscript Critique Clinic



December 2010
Dr Emilie Marcus, Editor-in-Chief, Cell


 “Editorial process at Cell”,
 “General principles for writing good papers”,
 “Scientific misconduct & data manipulation” and
 “Emerging trends & exciting topics in biomedical research”


One-to-one Paper Clinic Session



June-July 2011
Dr Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief, Science


 “Advancing medicine through research: Advice to young scientists and medical professionals”,
 “Achieving innovation in biological research” and
 “Science magazine and Science publishing”



November 2013
Dr Howard Bauchner, Editor-in-Chief,
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA); &
Dr Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet


Double Bill Lunch Talk:
 “Research to improve global health”


 “Writing for JAMA”. And
 “Writing for The Lancet