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Managing risks of research misuse policy

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As funders we strive to support research of the highest scientific and ethical quality that will advance knowledge and its application to deliver benefit to the public. We recognise, however, that there is a risk that the results of some types of research could also potentially be misused to cause great harm.

Managing risks of research misuse (PDF 153KB)

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This joint policy statement from BBSRC, MRC and the Wellcome Trust sets out a shared approach to managing risks, and describe how we think the broader research community should play their part.