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Consultation response

Mar
10
2017

UKRIO responds to House of Commons research integrity inquiry

UKRIO has responded to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee inquiry into research integrity. Our submission notes that: The UK’s approach to supporting and enhancing research integrity has received positive feedback but there is no room for complacency. Data on research integrity remains piecemeal and additional research is needed to more accurately assess research […]

Mar
8
2013

UKRIO responds to HEFCE consultation on research integrity concordat

UKRIO has responded to the consultation by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) on whether compliance with the Concordat to Support Research Integrity should become a condition of its grants to higher education institutions. We agree that demonstrating compliance with the Concordat should be integrated into HEFCE’s existing reporting requirements. As with the […]

Feb
22
2013

House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into clinical trials

UKRIO is responding to the inquiry by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee into clinical trials and the disclosure of trial data. The inquiry includes questions about the proposed changes to the European Clinical Trials Directive; the role of the Health Research Authority; and the debate about the transparency and disclosure of clinical […]

May
11
2012

UKRIO responds to draft Research Integrity Concordat

UKRIO has responded to the consultation on the draft ‘Concordat to Support Research Integrity’. We welcome the Concordat and hope it signals a collective determination to show that the UK research community understands the pressures which undermine sound science and remains a champion of research integrity. Our response poses a number of a number of […]

Mar
11
2011

Science and Technology Select Committee: New inquiry into peer review

The House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee have launched an inquiry into peer review. The Committee invites evidence on the operation and effectiveness of the peer review process. The Committee welcomes submissions from scientists whose material has been peer reviewed, those who commission peer reviews and those who carry out peer review. The […]

Mar
8
2011

UKRIO submission to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee inquiry into peer review

UKRIO welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry examining the peer review process. Given the major role that peer review plays in the examination of the quality of research findings prior to publication and the evaluation of research grant applications as part of the selection process for an award, it […]

Sep
14
2010

UKRIO responds to the second call for evidence of the Academy of Medical Sciences’ review of the regulation and governance of medical research

UKRIO welcomes this opportunity to use its unique experience and expertise to contribute to the review of the regulation and governance of medical research by the Academy of Medical Sciences, in particular the proposal of placing responsibility for different aspects of medical research regulation within a ‘single research regulator’. We fully support attempts to improve […]

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