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BMJ Research to Publication: RtoP


What is Research To Publication?

Research to Publication is a research methodology and publishing programme specifically designed for doctors and healthcare researchers, brought to you by BMJ in collaboration with University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

What is RtoP?

The programme, made up of 8 multimedia courses, is focused entirely on healthcare research. BMJ’s research editors and UCSF’s academics, guide learners through the entire process from designing a study, to seeing it published in an international journal.

Interactive self-study modules give learners the skills necessary to conduct investigations and overcome the challenges associated with getting published in international journals.

How to access?

Access Research to Publication from library portal.

Register your account using RCSI email.



Research to Publication is comprised of 8 courses with 52 modules making up over 200 hours of learning.

How can you benefit?

With Research to Publication you can:

  • Improve the quality of your research
  • Advance your career by getting papers published
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Understand the issues that prevent researchers getting published
  • Help improve patient outcomes with new evidence
  • Receive a certificate of completion from BMJ and UCSF for every module passed.

Making Health Research Better

Getting started guide