Il est impératif que la qualité de l’anglais soit irréprochable. Plusieurs sites de relecture peuvent être mandatés pour cela.

Il est recommandé de suivre un cours de rédaction d’article en anglais (organisé par exemple par le CEpiC ou la CUSO). 

Tips for publication (S. Stuart, Lancet Editor)

Improving writing style could transform many papers!

  • Who are you writing for?
    • First for editors, then for reviewers, and eventually readers?
  • Editor: 3 crucial questions
    • Is the research question important?
    • Is it interesting to our readers?
    • Is it valid?
  • Editors look for
    • Short, clear, precise title
    • Good abstract: 95% of readers will only read it
    • Good design and methods: easy part
    • Brevity and clear conclusions
  • Cave self-citation


  • Reader-friendly biomedical articles, how to write them, Third edition. Ann Bless & Ed Hull Publisher, 2009
  • Reader-friendly scientific documents, Ann Bless & Ed Hull Publisher: van Zuiden Communications BV, the Netherlands
  • Practical English Usage: Michael Swan's Guide to Problems in English, Oxford, 2016
  • The Elements of style, 4th Edition, W. Strunk and E.B. White, Pearson,2015 
  • How to write a paper, 5th edition, Hall GM, BMJ Books, 2012

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