Research Integrity


integrity 3To maintain the high standards of research practice at Cambridge, the University will uphold the commitments outlined in Universities UK’s Concordat to Support Research Integrity.

The Concordat sets out a series of responsibilities for researchers and employers of researchers, compliance with which is now a condition of HEFCE and RCUK funding

Below are guidelines from the central University and these should be read in addition to the Clinical School policies which can be found on the Research Governance website and the Information Governance website

Research Excellence

The aim of the School is to conduct internationally excellent peer reviewed basic, clinical and translational research relating to a diverse range of medical conditions and treatments.


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Medical Education

The Clinical School offers students a first class scientific approach to medicine combined with educational programmes that emphasise the development of excellence in the clinical, communication, attitudinal and practical skills required for good medical practice.

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Graduate Studies (Higher Degrees)

The Departments and Institutes of the School of Clinical Medicine offer a wide range of research and taught courses, including: research only, research with taught elements, higher doctorates and higher degrees by special regulations.

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The Medical Library

Find out about the Medical Library’s collections, services and facilities. Check the details and location of books, journal titles and articles whether they are held in Cambridge or elsewhere. Keep up-to-date with the biomedical literature by searching bibliographic databases. Access e-books and e-journals.

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Clinical Academic Training

The Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO) provides core administrative support to  clinicians (Foundation Programme students, Core Medical trainees, Specialist Registrars and Consultants), supervisors, skills training and trial work, and overseas programmes that integrate across the boundaries of schools and science.

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