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


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

What’s new in GPP3?

GPP3 Liz Wager

Liz Wager talks about the newly published GPP3 guidelines and highlights the changes that feature in the update to these guidelines.

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Towards truth in published research

Truth published research John Ioannidis

Professor John Ioannidis talks about replication and transparency of published research findings at the PLOS Medicine 10th Anniversary Symposium.

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Latest guest blogger

Improving trial reporting: a Q and A with Isabelle Boutron and introduction to the COBWEB tool

claire barnard square 18/09/2015

Deputy Editor Claire Barnard talks to Isabelle Boutron about her research article published recently in BMC Medicine. Isabelle and her colleagues demonstrate that the COBWEB writing aid tool can improve the completeness of clinical trial reporting. Here, Prof Boutron answers our … Read More