IN THE NEWS: The Guardian (July 11, 2018)

[From the  article, “MPs want new watchdog to root out research misconduct ” by Ian Sample, published at www.theguardian.com]
“A national watchdog that has the power to punish British universities for failing to tackle research misconduct is needed to ensure that sloppy practices and outright fraud are caught and dealt with fast, MPs say.”
“The new body would rule on whether universities have properly investigated allegations of malpractice and have the authority to recommend research funds be withdrawn or even reclaimed when it finds that inquiries into alleged wrongdoing have fallen short.”
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