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UK Research Ethics

Bad Science

Official site of Ben Goldacre, a writer, broadcaster, and medical doctor, specialising in unpicking dubious scientific claims. Includes a collection of his writings, blog, and speaking engagements.


A think-tank focusing on emerging technologies and their ethical, social and political implications; includes a catalogue of resources, listing of related courses, and an archive of events.

Committee on Publication Ethics

A forum that promotes integrity in research publication; provides informarion on guidelines, cases, submissions, membership, and reports.

The James Lind Library

Created to help people understand fair tests of treatments in health care; includes a library of contemporary essays and online books, and an archive of historical materials illustrating the evolution of fair tests of treatments from 1550 BCE to the present.

Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Independent body that examines and reports on ethical issues in biology and medicine. Includes topic explorations and news.

Scientists for Global Responsibility

Promotes ethical science and technology - based on the principles of openness, accountability, peace, social justice, and environmental sustainability.

Scottish Council on Human Bioethics

An independent charitable organisation composed of professionals from various disciplines associated with medical ethics; with an events calendar and archive, details of publications, and contacts.

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