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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  • 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


  • 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

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

26/01/2021 - Launch of the new Chinese EQUATOR Centre and an interview with the Director

Staff members of the Chinese EQUATOR Centre

The EQUATOR Network is delighted to announce the launch of the Chinese EQUATOR Centre. Aiming to foster initiatives to improve research reporting in the health sciences, the Chinese EQUATOR Centre will work

Interesting videos

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.

10 steps for manuscript preparation


Latest guest blogger

What is the little thing you can do to increase reproducibility, replicability and trust in science?


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 […]