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EQUATOR highlights

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

9/07/2020 - The EQUATOR Network Newsletters are back!

The EQUATOR Network Newsletter will be published quarterly to keep researchers connected with good reporting, news and resources. The first EQUATOR Newsletter in 2020 was released in April and can be read here. A July edition is coming soon. Sign … Read More

Interesting videos

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

 

Reporting guidelines endorsement on journals

In this short video, Melissa K. Sharp, a MiRoR student and EQUATOR visiting fellow, explains the importance of reporting guidelines. Watch here! Sharp has just published her research on the endorsement rates of STROBE by medical journals. Read the report here!

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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