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LAUNCH MEETING: EQUATOR Canada Centre Launch

12/12/2014

Improving the trustworthiness of what biomedical journals publish: targeting authors, editors, and peer reviewers

 

EQUATOR Canada Centre Launch
Ottawa, Canada, 16 October 2014

 

Programme

Welcome
Dr. David Moher, Senior Scientist, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada; Director, Canadian EQUATOR Centre

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) welcome  [Slides]
Dr. Dean Fergusson, Director & Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Launching EQUATOR Canada: past, present, and future  [Slides]
Dr. David Moher, Senior Scientist, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada; Director, Canadian EQUATOR Centre

Why published medical research may not be good for your health  [Slides]
Professor Doug Altman, Director, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Oxford, UK; Director UK EQUATOR Centre

Posting results an important step forward in transparency  [Slides 1]  [Slides 2]
Professor Philippe Ravaud, Director, Centre of Epidemiology at the Hotel-Dieu (Paris); Director, French EQUATOR Centre

2016 Year of reporting guidelines – background and update
Dr. Jason Roberts, Managing editor, Headache, US

Reproducibility: the role of funding agencies  [Slides]
Dr. Danika Goosney, Director, Science, Knowledge Translation and Ethics, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

How research reporting can keep an informed patient awake at night  [Slides]
Dr. Jorge Laucirica, Independent Consultant

Editors panel moderated by Dr. Don Miller, past editor-in-chief Canadian Journal of Anesthesia
Dr. John Fletcher (CMAJ)
Dr. Peter Tugwell (JCE)
Dr. Greg Bryson (CJA)
Dr. Jason Roberts (Headache)

Closing remarks
Dr. David Moher, Senior Scientist, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada; Director, Canadian EQUATOR Centre

 

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