UK poll: More than one in 10 scientists has seen a colleague falsify data

The survey of almost 2,800 experts in Britain also found six per cent knew of possible research misconduct at their own institution that has not been properly investigated…

Dr Fiona Godlee, BMJ editor in chief, said: ‘While our survey can’t provide a true estimate of how much research misconduct there is in the UK, it does show that there is a substantial number of cases and that UK institutions are failing to investigate adequately, if at all.

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