• International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication

    Aug 7 2019 11:00 AM

    The Ninth International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication will be held September 12-14, 2021, in Chicago, Illinois. Now is the time to plan prospective research to present at the congress! For more information, please see the Peer Review Congress website or follow the congress on Twitter.

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  • In Memoriam

    Jun 4 2018 12:00 PM

    Doug Altman, 12 July 1948 – 3 June 2018

    Doug Altman, founder of the EQUATOR Network and Centre for Statistics in Medicine and driving force behind CONSORT, passed away on Sunday 3 June 2018. He leaves behind an incredible legacy to the world of medical research and statistics and will be deeply missed. Doug, thank you for sharing your brilliance, inspiration, and kindness with us all.

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  • Peer Review Congress in Chicago in September 2013

    May 16 2013 12:00 PM

    The EQUATOR Network will organise two events at the upcoming Peer Review Congress in Chicago in September 2013. Please check our website for more details. EQUATOR Workshop: Title: Reporting guidelines: a tool to increase the quality of health research published in your journal Date: Saturday 7 September 2013, 9.30 "“ 12.30 Venue: Swissotel, Chicago, USA (Peer Review Congress venue) Target audience: Editors and peer reviewers of medical research journals Presenters include: Prof Doug Altman, Dr David Moher, Dr Jason Roberts, … Continue Reading

  • CONSORT PRO Extension

    Mar 19 2013 1:00 PM

    A new official extension and elaboration of the CONSORT Statement for trials assessing patient-reported outcomes (CONSORT-PRO) was published Feb 27th, 2013 in JAMA and will be available and can be accessed on the CONSORT website.

    Read the abstract for the CONSORT PRO Extension below: 

    "The CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) Statement aims to improve the reporting of randomized controlled trials (RCTs); however, it lacks guidance on the reporting of patient-reported outcomes (PROs), which are often inadequately reported in trials, thus limiting … Continue Reading

  • EQUATOR Webinar

    Feb 4 2013 12:00 PM

    Online webinar series on good reporting of health research studies

    Sponsored by the EQUATOR Network and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) under their agreement of collaboration to improve research for health reporting in the Americas through the use of guidelines that promote greater accuracy and transparency

    Title:  "Transparent reporting of health research is essential"


    Target audience:  Health research scientists, clinicians, editors, peer reviewers, and all professionals involved in conducting, supporting or … Continue Reading

  • SPIRIT 2013 Now Published!

    Jan 10 2013 12:00 PM

    The SPIRIT (Standard Protocol Items for Reporting in Trials) Statement and Elaboration document are now published and freely available through the links below. The SPIRIT initiative was developed to help improve the completeness and quality of trial protocols, developed using systematic, transparent methodology and broad consultation with 115 experts representing diverse stakeholders involved in the design, funding, conduct, review, and publication of trial protocols.

     SPIRIT also has its own dedicated website:

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  • CONSORT Review- Summary Available!

    Jan 10 2013 12:00 PM

    View the provisional publication of a summary of the Cochrane systematic review evaluating the impact of CONSORT endorsement in Systematic Reviews: Continue Reading