Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research

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Library for health research reporting

The Library contains a comprehensive searchable database of reporting guidelines and also links to other resources relevant to research reporting.

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Endorsements

  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • BioMed Central
  • British Medical Journal
  • Committee on Public Ethics
  • The Lancet
  • Public Library of Science
  • PROSPERO, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
  • Medwave

Funding

  • National Institute for Health Research
  • Medical Research Council
  • Canadian Institute of Health
  • Chief Scientist Office (CSO)
  • Pan-American Health Organization
  • Cancer Research UK

EQUATOR highlights

6/01/2022 - ICMJE Recommendations updated to include new section on preprints

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, […]

12/07/2021 - Online course on using reporting guidelines now available in Portuguese

PAHO meeting

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

Interesting videos

EQUATOR Canada Publication School team educational video

The EQUATOR Canada Publication School team (consisting of patient partners and researchers) have launched an educational video resource, titled “How do I publish a paper? The introductory video provides viewers with practical guidance on how the publication team, consisting of patient/public partners and research team members, can work together to define roles and contributions throughout the publication process.

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.

Latest guest blogger

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 […]