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GUT Journal Webinar

Updated on: 09 Feb 2022   First published on 31 Jan 2022

This webinar, recorded on the 24th November 2020, featured talks focusing on the importance and historical context of Gut Journal over the last 60 years. This webinar was chaired by Anton Emmanuel with an introduction from Alastair McKinlay, President of BSG.

Overview of the programme and speakers

  • “Ground breaking Gut papers over the past 60yrs”  – Prof Robin Spiller, previous Editor, Gut
    • A historical perspective describing the first issues and then picking out a selection of papers which caught my eye over the subsequent 60 years and appear to me to be  “ground breaking” and have lead to significant developments in the field.
  • “How to get published in Gut –  tips for success” – Prof Emad el-Omar, current Editor, Gut
    • How to maximise the quality of your research?
    • What are the strategies for successful publishing?
    • How do I handle rejection?
  • “Future ways of sharing ideas and data” – Prof Julia Mayerle, Professor of Gastroenterology, Munich, & UEG research committee member
    • Gut’s major achievements in scientific publishing in the last 60 years
    • How to maintain quality, how to develop best practice standards and how do we imagine scientific publishing in the future – doomed to extinction??
    • The role of scientific publishing during a pandemic

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Members will benefit from the 25% discount on the APC if they submit to BMJ Open Gastroenterology.


This webinar has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 1 category 1 (external) CPD credit. In line with RCP guidance, this was available for four weeks after the date of the original broadcast on 24th November 2020.



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