US calls for research into research integrityBMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7273.1369/b (Published 02 December 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1369
- Richard Smith
An effort is needed to conduct research into research integrity, said Chris Pascal, director of the US Office of Research Integrity, at the world's first conference on research integrity held in Washington last week.
We now have agreement, said Mr Pascal, that research integrity is important, but we need evidence to understand the reality. Dr Constance Atwell of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) agreed, and the NIH is making money available to fund the research. The ultimate aim of such research, she …