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BMJ editor resigns position at Nottingham University

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 01 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:0107223a
  1. Siân Knight1
  1. 1Nottingham

Richard Smith, editor of the British Medical Journal, has resigned from his post as professor of medical journalism at the University of Nottingham following the university's controversial decision to accept £3.8m from British American Tobacco (BAT). The money was given to fund a centre for corporate responsibility at the university's business school, but the decision made last December to accept the donation from the second largest tobacco company in the world has been criticised by staff and students alike.

Dr Smith resigned after a web …

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