Research integrity - response to Committee

27 March 2017

Russell Group universities take Research Integrity (RI) seriously and work continuously to support staff and students to maintain high RI standards.


Our universities operate robust procedures, as and when they need to be activated, for investigating potential instances of research misconduct.

Read our response to the Science and Technology Committee (Commons) inquiry into research integrity here:

Research integrity

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