Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.31/01/2019 Spin: misinterpretation of study results
Quinn Grundy presented, in the Peer Review Congress in 2017, a systematic review and meta-analysis on the prevalence of spin in medical literature: practices that can distort the interpretation of research results and can be misleading. Watch here! Photo … Read More17/01/2019 Exploring the endorsement of STROBE and its extensions by journals
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 … Read More21/11/2018 Protected: Essential Skills in Medical Research: resources page
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Essential Skills in Medical Research
Location: John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
The Introduction to Medical Research: Essential Skills course provides an overview of key steps and common methods in medical research and its publication. We deliver the course for the Oxford University Clinical Academic School and it’s available to Oxford Foundation School doctors … Read More12/09/2018 Reproducibility in systematic reviews
What is necessary for a systematic review report to be reproducible? Watch the presentation by Matthew Page in the Peer Review Congress, showing what reporting guidelines and software are needed to facilitate detailed and … Read More
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 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 More30/01/2018 Apply for the 2018 Cochrane-REWARD prize for reducing waste in 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 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...