Call for arm's-length national research integrity agency

Kondro, Wayne
March 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 6, p749
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the plans of the Canadian government for the creation of an independent regulatory body, National Integrity Research Agency, to prevent misconduct in research. The views of Doctor Paul Pencharz, a physician scientist, and Jim Turk, executive director of Canadian Association of University Teachers, on the formation of the agency are presented. The article concludes by saying that the government should examine international models to determine the scope of the agency.


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