The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) has updated its official Recommendations for journals and authors and now includes a whole new section about preprints. The document now sets out more detailed advice for journals and authors regarding preprints, […]
The Panamerican Health Organization (PAHO), in partnership with the EQUATOR Network, has just launched the Portuguese version of a free online course about reporting guidelines. The course is aimed at anyone interested in improving the quality of their research for health and increasing its impact on health policy
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.