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:
In a previous post detailing my time with the EQUATOR Network, I spoke about my work on the STrengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement. STROBE is one of the original “core” reporting guidelines which provides guidance...