June/July 2016 (vol. 13/1)

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Publishing your research

How to get your occupational health research published in a peer-reviewed journal


An important part of occupational health is the carrying out of research. But much of this research is not made publicly available, and few OH practitioners consider submitting papers to the academic publications. John Hobson, editor of Occupational Medicine, explains how practitioners can publish their work in peer-reviewed journals.

RESEARCH is essential if occupational health (OH) is to remain a relevant and effective speciality, and particularly if it is going to achieve the aims of protecting and optimising the health of working-age people. Most OH practitioners will have carried out research as part of …


Dr John Hobson is the editor of Occupational Medicine and co-editor of Fitness for work: the medical aspects (fifth edition, Oxford University Press, 2013). He is a practising consultant occupational physician and lectures in occupational medicine at Keele, Birmingham and Manchester universities

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Occupational Health at Work June/July 2016 (vol. 13/1) pp31-35

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