Demystifying Clinical Research Papers
Demystifying Clinical Research Papers

Development Outcome: A

Secondary Development Outcome: C

1.5 h

1.5 Credits

Live Webinar

Clinical Governance

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Webinar Details:

Sponsored by Sponsored by: Oral-B

Webinar start:
December 12th 2015 at 7:30pm
Webinar end:
December 12th 2015 at 9:00pm

Course Description


To provide an understanding of how dental publications are put together, the process of peer review and how it can be useful for practice.

Learning content 

Join Stephen Hancocks in this webinar sponsored by Oral-B. This webinar will look at the way in which dental publications are put together, the hierarchy of evidence, the process of peer review and the relevance of Impact Factors to try and guide participants to a better understanding of how the dental scientific literature works and how they can make it useful for their practice.


To familiarise the learner with:

  • The hierarchy of evidence
  • The process of peer review
  • The relevance of Impact Factors

Development Outcome: A

Development Outcome: C


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About the speaker

Dr Stephen Hancocks


As well as being a dentist, Stephen is a writer, editor and performer currently working in dentistry and the performing arts. He left clinical practice after a number of years preferring to work in dental writing, editing, publishing and PR. 

Currently Editor-in-Chief of the British Dental Journal and Editor of the International Dental Journal, Stephen also owns his own publishing company, Stephen Hancocks Limited ( which provides CPD for the whole dental team. Having gained an MA at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London, he owns Outlaw Theatre Company ( which he founded and for which he writes, performs and produces. 

Stephen is also well known for chairing, lecturing and after-dinner speaking. He was appointed OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the Birthday Honours in 1997 for services to the dental profession.

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