Welcome to our new Steering Group members!

We are pleased to welcome two new members to our Steering Group – Caroline Blaine and Jennifer Yost. Caroline is Deputy Head of Content at the BMJ Knowledge Centre. Her interest in … Continue Reading →


PhD defence ‘The Next Steps Towards Responsible Animal-based Research’, 24 May, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Judith van Luijk, PhD student at Radboud University Medical Center, recently submitted her PhD thesis entitled: “The Next Steps Towards Responsible Animal-based Research”. The thesis concerns research into the effectiveness of … Continue Reading →


Towards Evidence Based Research – now in Italian!

We are happy to announce that the BMJ paper: Towards Evidence Based Research is now available in Italian thanks to the GIMBE Foundation. The Italian version is published in Evidence – … Continue Reading →


Eugene Garfield (1925 – 2017)

The EBRNetwork would like to acknowledge one of the giants on whom shoulders we stand. Eugene Garfield was a giant in publishing metrics, including writing about the failure to cite … Continue Reading →


Evidence-Based Research – what do funders do?

It’s estimated that 85% of medical research is wasted. The waste comes from asking the wrong question, bad design or poor reporting – and in a study carried out with … Continue Reading →


100 Members!

We have 100 members! Thanks to everyone who is supporting us! If you are not a member yet sign up here


Redundant and dangerous health research – how can you support better research practice? 8 November 2016, Bergen, Norway

Welcome to the seminar “Redundant and dangerous health research – how can you support better research practices?” The seminar is organised in collaboration with the Centre for Evidence-Based Practice and … Continue Reading →


How to be an evidence-based researcher – new paper in BMJ

We define the researcher as being “evidence-based” if he/she systematically reviews what is already known before embarking on a new study. Not being evidence-based as researcher is unethical, unscientific and … Continue Reading →


‘Phasing out animal experiments’, 8 December 2016, Brussels, Belgium

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Cochrane Colloquium 23 – 27 October 2016, Seoul, South Korea

For more information please visit the conference website