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National body to prevent research fraud is proposed

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 22 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:652
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

    Proposals have been put forward to establish a national organisation in the United Kingdom that would identify and investigate suspected cases of fraud and misconduct in clinical and biological research.

    It would aim to promote high standards in research to help prevent misconduct and would have powers to investigate in cases giving rise to suspicion.

    The plans, for a government funded national panel for research integrity, have been put forward by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the …

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