Universities will have to report adverse events in research to higher education funding body, consultation proposes

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 19 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8604
  1. Nigel Hawkes
  1. 1London

Measures to ensure that research in UK universities complies with high standards of integrity have been put out for consultation by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

The consultation seeks answers to two questions. Should the council’s funding be contingent on universities and other higher education institutions abiding by the research integrity concordat published last month?1 And, …

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