Student publicationsBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7237.805 (Published 18 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:805
Students in Birmingham have published projects for more than 10 years
- Tim Marshall, senior lecturer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
- Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH
- Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney (A27) NSW 2006, Australia
EDITOR—Hanratty and Lawlor's enthusiasm for students publishing their work evokes a sensation of déjà vu in this department.1 For over 10 years our students have undertaken project work in their third year, and we currently have a list of nearly 40 peer reviewed publications that have resulted. Most of theseare papers rather than letters, but there are also oral and poster presentations at conferences, and in one recent case the content of a question in the House of Lords.
Publications by students include findings in relation to the following: ethnicity, cot deaths and sleeping position; antioxidants and red wine; communication between deaf patients and their general practitioners; dietary fat purchase in different ethnic groups; …