Research integrity: time for global action

The Lancet
Nov 30, 2019 Volume 394 Number 10213 p1965-2038, e38


Research integrity: time for global action
The Lancet
China has become a formidable global leader in scientific—including medical—research, with the world’s largest publication output, a rapid surge in the number of highly cited researchers, and an increasingly unparalleled quality of scientific publications. However, there is often a shadow hanging over any country’s progress, especially a nation that has advanced with spectacular velocity. China is no exception. And the current concern, escalated to the highest levels of the Chinese Government, is research integrity….