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.

Our Toolkits support different user groups, including:


Information and resources for authors


Information and resources for editors and peer reviewers


Information and resources for guideline developers


Information and resources for librarians


Information and resources for teachers



EQUATOR highlights

16/08/2015 - REWARD / EQUATOR Conference 2015 Edinburgh, UK 28-30 September 2015


The 2015 REWARD / EQUATOR Conference will be held in Edinburgh, UK

Save the dates: 28-30 September 2015

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15/08/2015 - The Eighth International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication Chicago 10-12 September 2017

doug at peer review congress

The Eighth International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication will feature three days of original research.  If you haven’t already done so, start your research now! The Congress will be held September 10-12, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. As … Read More

Interesting videos

Rigour Mortis: How Bad Research is Killing Science

Professor Malcolm Macleod, Personal Chair in Neurology and Translational Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh, delivers his inaugural lecture entitled:

“Rigour Mortis: How Bad Research is Killing Science”.

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What could or should research funders do?

J Farrar Professor Jeremy Farrar talks very engagingly about challenges for health and research reflecting his experience as a clinician, scientist and as a director of the Wellcome Trust.

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Latest guest blogger

First EQUATOR Publication School a resounding success

Folders3 14/08/2015

The first cohort of the EQUATOR Publication School (6-10 July 2015) had goals many researchers can identify with: develop confidence in writing, fill in the gaps in a self-taught writer’s training, polish skills so as best to pass them on … Read More