Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
We have a great line-up of confirmed speakers:
Doug Altman, Gary Collins, Ben Goldacre, Jo Silva, Iveta Simera, and Elizabeth (Liz) Wager
Over the past decades, rigorous methods of research synthesis and the movement to apply evidence to medical practice has shone a very bright light on the health research literature. Researchers and methodologists have found that many primary studies are so badly reported it’s impossible to assess their methodological quality or use the findings in systematic reviews. In short, the literature is not fit for purpose.
Public funds are wasted because of bad reporting or non-reporting of research, the goodwill of research participants is betrayed, and patients’ care is compromised.
The workshop programme, aimed primarily at clinician-researchers, focuses on practical steps you can take to ensure that:-
There will be talks, discussion and several practical (and fun!) exercises highlighting:
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...