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Canadian chapter of EQUATOR launched in Ottawa

October 28, 2014

The Ottawa Citizen published an article this past week concerning the launch of the Canadian chapter of EQUATOR at The Ottawa Hospital. Founded in Britain in 2006, EQUATOR suggests guidelines for how scientists publish their discoveries. It aims to improve the trustworthiness of biomedical journals, which publish the latest medical research news. Dr. David Moher, who was on hand to launch EQUATOR’s Canadian chapter, told the Ottawa Citizen newspaper that OHRI plans to train a publications officer who will check manuscripts before they’re submitted for publications. Read the article.

About the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and is an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa, closely associated with the university’s Faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences. OHRI includes more than 1,700 scientists, clinical investigators, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and staff conducting research to improve the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease.

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