Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research

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The resource centre for good reporting of health research studies


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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EQUATOR highlights

25/11/2014 - Research Waste / EQUATOR Conference 2015 Edinburgh, UK 28-30 September 2015

The 2015 Research Waste / EQUATOR Conference will be held in Edinburgh, UK Save the dates: 28-30 September 2015 Venue: John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh, UK Conference aims    (1)   Review the progress made by research regulators, academic institutions, researchers, funders, and … Read More

13/08/2014 - Videos now available from the scientific meeting in Paris: Improving reporting to decrease the waste of research

The 6th annual lecture, presentations and roundtable discussion were recorded and are now available to watch Read More

13/08/2014 - Interview with Iveta Simera about the EQUATOR Network

The plagiarism detection software company iThenticate recently interviewed EQUATOR’s Head of Programme Development, Iveta Simera Read More

Interesting videos

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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EQUATOR Annual Lecture 2014

D RennieDr Drummond Rennie presents the 6th EQUATOR Annual Lecture in Paris in May 2014:

“When Something Gets up Your Nose, Sneeze. How to improve the medical literature while getting educated by your friends.”

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Latest guest blogger

Ginny Barbour: I’ve Got a (lot of) Little (check)lists

checklist image 23/10/2014

PLOS Medicine Editorial Director, Virginia Barbour, reflects on the publication of the CONSORT and PRISMA guidelines and reminds us of the importance of checklists to medical publishing. This blog was orginally published as one of eight in PLOS Medicine’s 10th Anniversary blog series on the most interesting … Read More