Saturday, March 30, 2013

Richard Smith, former editor of the British Medical Journal, has signed the petition to investigate the psychiatric research scandal

Richard Smith writes:

"I was the editor of the British Medical Journal and have a long standing interest in research misconduct and experience of many cases. I'd have thought that the University itself would have been keen to investigate this case--because there is clear evidence that things went badly wrong and the University would surely want to learn from a bad experience. Much might be learnt. Sadly I've encountered many examples of universities being unwilling to run the risk of finding serious problems with their own staff, which is why in this case an independent inquiry may be needed--but the University will have to cooperate."

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