UCC withdraws research in wake of Ryan inquiry

University College Cork has been forced to withdraw or correct five scientific research papers in international journals

11th June, 2017
UCC withdraws research in wake of Ryan inquiry

An investigation into research misconduct has found “significant shortcomings” amongst staff at one of the country’s leading universities.

University College Cork has been forced to withdraw or correct five scientific research papers in international journals due to what it called the “misrepresentation of data”.

It was prompted by allegations of research falsification and duplication against Dr Robert Ryan, a prominent microbiologist in University College Cork (UCC), who had got...

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