Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research

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Essential resources for writing and publishing health research

Library for health research reporting

The Library contains a comprehensive searchable database of reporting guidelines and also links to other resources relevant to research reporting.

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The EQUATOR Network works to improve the reliability and value of medical research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of research studies.

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Information and resources for authors


Information and resources for editors and peer reviewers


Information and resources for guideline developers


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Information and resources for teachers



EQUATOR highlights

8/07/2016 - Taking research to the next level with EQUATOR Publication School

PubSchool class of 2016

Twenty researchers and clinicians joined us for a week-long journey to create well-reported, clear research with an impact beyond academia. Researchers are taught to do research, not to write papers. It’s a familiar refrain, and the reason for our flagship … Read More

10/06/2016 - Gerstein Science Information Centre holds seminar on impactful biomedical research

Uni Toronto 12 May

The Gerstein Science Information Centre at the University of Toronto recently organised a seminar focusing on achieving quality and transparency when conducting scoping or systematic reviews Read More

Interesting videos

Expert opinions on peer review


In this short video a group of experts, including career researchers, a technologist and a publisher, give their views on what peer review means to them. Watch the video now

Top ten tips for Reviewers


This short animation from IOP Publishing highlights ten tips to help those new to reviewing. View the animation now

Latest guest blogger

Research Integrity and Peer Review: the Editors’ wish list


How can the journal Research Integrity and Peer Review advance research and publication? Daniel Shanahan (BioMed Central Associate Publisher) asked the Editors-in-Chief for their thoughts on what the challenges are, what needs to be changed, and what they’d like to … Read More