Guidance and support

The South African Medical Research Council Guidelines on the responsible conduct of research
To outline key principles that are central to the advancement of responsible conduct of research by all researchers including postgraduate students and interns under the auspices of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and its partners.
These guidelines apply to all researchers, professional staff, technical staff (these include, fieldworkers, drivers and laboratory workers, etc.), students as well as visiting scientists including collaborating research partners who are involved in research funded (partly or wholly) or commissioned by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC). All SAMRC researchers and staff members have an obligation to acquaint themselves with these guidelines and to ensure that the provisions thereof are respected and adhered to.
Reference of the resource
South African Medical Research Council’s Guidelines on Responsible Conduct of Research, South African Medical Research Council, 2018.
Data practices and management
Guidance and support
Type of resource:
Relevant discipline(s):
Medical science (incl. biomedicine)
Relevant stakeholder(s):
All stakeholders of scientific research
Relevant organisational level(s):
System (macro level)
Institution (meso level)
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