Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
Nominations for the 2018 Cochrane-REWARD prize are now open. Two prizes will be awarded to local or pilot initiatives with the greatest potential to reduce waste in research if scaled up globally. An estimated $170 billion of research funding is … Read More24/01/2018 Introducing MERIDIAN, home of reporting guidelines for research involving animals
Reporting guidelines for research on animals now has a home! The newly launched Menagerie of Reporting Guidelines Involving Animals – MERIDIAN – is hosted by the Iowa State University and run by Dr Annette O’Connor. Since our inception, the … Read More12/01/2018 EQUATOR 2017 highlights
2017 was another busy year for the UK EQUATOR Centre team! We were honoured to send Iveta Simera to the Council of Science Editors (CSE) Annual Meeting, to accept the CSE’s 2017 Award for Meritorious Achievement on behalf of the … Read More22/09/2017 September 2017 issue of the EQUATOR Oncology Current Awareness Bulletin
Welcome to the September 2017 issue of our EQUATOR Oncology Current Awareness Bulletin. Read More04/07/2017 Improving the availabilty and transparency of flu vaccine studies: have your say!
The WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research is developing a statement on improving availability and transparency of observational studies on influenza vaccine effectiveness. WHO calls on all interested persons to provide comments on the draft statement. Comments will be accepted via … Read More06/06/2017 Three winners of the 2017 Cochrane-REWARD prize for reducing waste in research
The ceremony to award the first Cochrane-REWARD prizes for reducing waste in research took place at during the 5thWorld Conference on Research Integrity in Amsterdam on 30 May 2017. Given the high standard of the 18 applicants, the panel decide … Read More25/05/2017 EQUATOR Network honoured by the Council of Science Editors
We are proud and delighted to announce that on 23 May 2017, Iveta Simera accepted the Council for Science Editors’ (CSE) 2017 Award for Meritorious Achievement on behald of the EQUATOR Network. CSE’s highest award is given to a person or institution … Read More18/01/2017 Checklist for the Reporting of Updated Guidelines (CheckUp)
The Checklist for the Reporting of Updated Guidelines (CheckUp) has recently been published in PLoS Medicine. CheckUp can be used to Read More05/01/2017 International Ethical Guidelines for Health-related Research involving Humans
The Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) has recently published an updated edition of the International Ethical Guidelines for Health-related Research involving Humans. Developed in collaboration with Read More20/12/2016 EQUATOR Network Newsletter December 2016
The December 2016 issue of our newsletter is now available Read More
I recently attended the 8th Congress on Peer Review in Chicago (10-12 September 2017). Unusually this event takes place only every 4 years, so this was the 8th such Congress in a series starting in 1989. I’m one of very...