Journalology is the science of publication practices and the study of these activities. The Ottawa Hospital's Centre for Journalology provides services and resources to help researchers publish their findings in a way that maximizes usability and impact on health.

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To help protect research, experts agree on a definition of predatory publishing
January 15, 2020 - Leading scholars and publishers from The Ottawa Hospital’s Centre for Journalology, the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management, and other institutions from around the world have agreed on a consensus definition of predatory publishing.
Jeremy Grimshaw, David Moher and Peter Tugwell ranked among world’s top researchers
December 18, 2019 - Three senior scientists at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with uOttawa, have been ranked among the top researchers in the world for 2019.
Drs. David Moher and Dawn Stacy inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
October 2, 2019 - Drs. Dawn Stacey and David Moher were recognized among Canada’s top-ranked health and biomedical scientists during their induction as Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
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Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Cobey, Kelly
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Behaviour, Clinical trials, Epidemiology, Journalology, Systematic reviews
McInnes, Matthew
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Bladder cancer, Cancer, Prostate cancer Clinical research, Epidemiology, Health research methods, Imaging, Journalology, Systematic reviews
Moher, David
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Journalology, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Quality Improvement, Rapid reviews, Systematic reviews