Managing risks of research misuse policy

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.

This joint policy statement from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust sets out a shared approach to managing risks, and describes how we think the broader research community should play their part.

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Email: bbsrc.inquiries@bbsrc.ukri.org

Last updated: 14 March 2022

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