Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
The UK EQUATOR Centre is hosting Anna Koroleva as a visiting fellow until the end of January. This young Russian researcher in computational linguistics is developing algorithms to detect spin in the reports of clinical trials. Spin in clinical trials … Read More21/12/2018 New ICMJE Recommendations published
The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) has just updated the Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals, formerly known as Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts and followed by hundreds of biomedical journals. The … Read More12/12/2018 EQUATOR Network resources now available in German
Lesen Sie, dies auf Deutsch Sprechen Sie Deutsch? The EQUATOR Network is proud to launch its German pages this week. Now, German-speaking researchers around the world will find resources for better research reporting more easily and quickly, says Shona Kirtley, … Read More25/09/2018 A survey on research transparency: do participate!
The UK Health Research Authority (HRA) is conducting a survey on transparency in research that can be responded until Friday, 28 of September. The survey is aimed primarily at researchers, sponsors and funders, but is open to anyone with an … Read More24/09/2018 EQUATOR Network awarded for reducing waste in research
The Cochrane-REWARD Prize was announced during the gala dinner at the Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh The EQUATOR Network Education and Training Manager, Caroline Struthers, has just received the Cochrane-REWARD Prize from the hands of Sir Iain Chalmers during … Read More17/08/2018 NEW open access online course on using reporting guidelines
We are delighted to announce the launch of a new open-access online course Reporting guidelines: simple and powerful tools to increase the impact and visibility of your research . The course is the result of a collaboration between the EQUATOR … Read More22/06/2018 From Edinburgh to Bucharest for the EQUATOR “GoodReports” project
Report from Caroline Struthers, Education and Training Manager, UK EQUATOR Centre, Oxford In September 2017 I was lucky enough to represent EQUATOR at a round table discussion during the LAVA-ESLAV-ECLAM conference on Reproducibility of Animal Studies in Edinburgh. All attendees … Read More04/06/2018 Doug Altman, 12 July 1948 – 3 June 2018
Doug Altman, founder of the EQUATOR Network and Centre for Statistics in Medicine and driving force behind CONSORT, passed away on Sunday 3 June 2018. He leaves behind an incredible legacy to the world of medical research and statistics and … Read More06/03/2018 The Nutritools website: promoting quality in dietary assessment data in epidemiological and clinical studies
Measuring diet is challenging due to the complexity of food intake and the day-to-day variation between and within study participants. Therefore strategies to help researchers select suitable dietary assessment tools (DATs) are required. To address this issue the Nutritools website … Read More23/02/2018 EQUATOR Network publishes review of reporting guidelines for cancer research
The UK EQUATOR Centre has published a review of oncology-specific reporting guidelines, including information about the EQUATOR Oncology Project. Members of the EQUATOR team today published an article in the British Journal of Cancer entitled Reporting guidelines for oncology research: … Read More
In a previous post detailing my time with the EQUATOR Network, I spoke about my work on the STrengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement. STROBE is one of the original “core” reporting guidelines which provides guidance...