Are you sick of spending time and effort on projects that don’t seem to go anywhere and no-one even hears about? Investing in your scientific writing skills can greatly improve the chances of publishing your results so they can get a step closer to making a difference. This webinar is targeted towards Dietitians who want to publish in scientific journals and disseminate high quality results broadly for informing improvements in practice. This webinar will raise awareness of important aspects are needed for scientific publication, will discuss key skills in scientific writing and provide troubleshooting of common barriers to publication.

Learning Objectives:

• Delivering a result that matters – will it produce an outcome that informs practice?

• Scientific writing skills to communicate your outcomes

• Resilience – it’s not personal! Strategic planning for responding to critical reviews, rejection and resistance to change

• Mentorship and sustainability – Garnering support for on-going quality practice


Dr Ingrid Hickman is an Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian and is the Director of the Nutrition Research Program with the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane Queensland. She has been publishing in scientific journals for over 15 years and still nervously holds her breath when she first reads the reviewers comments on her papers.

Dr Katrina Campbell is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Princess Alexandra Hospital and an emerging leader in renal nutrition in Australia. Having developed a track record in clinical nutrition research focused on the nutritional management of renal disease, Katrina is the principal investigator on a number of clinical trials and multi-centre investigations. She is funded by fellowships from Office of Health and Medical Research and Lions Medical Research Foundation.