Share your Research Findings

This section includes resources to share your research findings, including publishing in peer-reviewed journals and sharing your findings with different audiences to facilitate change in knowledge, policy, and practice.

Publishing in peer-reviewed journals

Recommended Resources

  • Book chapter: Lingard L, Driessen E. How to tell compelling scientific stories. In: Cleland, J, Durning SJ, eds. Researching Medical Education. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell; 2015.
  • Learning resource: UBC Science Writing Resource – This resource is a comprehensive guide on scientific writing, including tips on how to organize your research paper, how to write clearly and concisely, passive vs active voice, reporting statistics, and using visuals in your writing.
  • Reporting guidelines: The EQUATOR Network – This website has a collection of reporting guidelines that many academic journals require in the submission process, for both qualitative and quantitative research. They also outline the sections needed for high quality papers with transparent reporting. Checklists are matched according to research design. It also has other handy links for writing and publishing.
  • Presentation: The Art of Manuscript Writing – Jessica Gaber, Research Knowledge & Skill Builder [Video | Slides]

Additional Resources

Sharing your Research Findings to Facilitate Change in Knowledge, Policy, Practice

End-of-Grant KT

Identifying key messages

Who is your audience and how to reach them?

Professionals at conferences

General public through traditional and social media

*DFM faculty members can access full text articles from the McMaster Health Sciences Library using your MacID. To request your MacID, or if you’re having issues, please email Faculty Relations at


  • RKSB session from October 18, 2022 “Working with the experts: involving people with living and living experience in research” added to Social Accountability page.

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