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26/01/2021 - Launch of the new Chinese EQUATOR Centre and an interview with the Director

Staff members of the Chinese EQUATOR Centre

The EQUATOR Network is delighted to announce the launch of the Chinese EQUATOR Centre. Aiming to foster initiatives to improve research reporting in the health sciences, the Chinese EQUATOR Centre will work Read More

23/09/2020 - Why did we develop TIDieR-Placebo?

The TIDieR reporting guideline helps authors fully report their interventions, so that they can be used by others. However, TIDieR only explicitly covers active interventions, not placebo controls. The developers of the new TIDieR-Placebo extension explain why it is needed Read More

Interesting videos

Centre for Journalology Speaker Series video

The Canadian EQUATOR Centre, home to the Centre for Journalology, has started a new Speaker Series for 2021. The first session in the series was held on the 14th of January and was presented by Dr Lisa Caulley, Dr Robert Frank, Hassan Khan, and Alicia Ricketts, from the Centre. They spoke about recent research on reporting guidelines, planned research examining open science hiring practices, and journal transparency. The recording of the talk is freely available.

UK EQUATOR Centre webinars: the OxPal

The UK EQUATOR Centre recently contributed two live webinars, around one hour each, to the OxPal Medlink ‘Research Fellowship’ series. OxPal is an initiative linking medical students and clinicians in Palestine and Oxford, supporting medical teaching in such an austere environment.

In the first session, Jen De Beyer talked about the steps to get from the idea for a research paper to a submitted draft. In the second session, she discusses scientific language and style and invites participants to practice revising texts, cutting words and improving clarity.

10 steps for manuscript preparation

 

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What is the little thing you can do to increase reproducibility, replicability and trust in science?

5/10/2020

How can reporting quality interfere with reproducibility issues and overall trust in science results? With that question in mind, we participated in the Reproducibility, Replicability and Trust in Science conference organised by the Wellcome Genome Campus from 9 to 11 … Read More