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News / COPE Forum: 10 March 2015 meeting

The next COPE Forum meeting is being held on Tuesday 10 March, 3–4.30pm (GMT). The COPE Forum will be held virtually via webinar. Click here for full details

News / COPE Forum: 10 March 2015 meeting

The next COPE Forum meeting is being held on Tuesday 10 March 2015, 3–4.30pm (GMT). The COPE Forum will be held virtually via webinar. The agenda and materials can be downloaded here (PDF 712kb).

News / FORUM DISCUSSION TOPIC: Coming back from disgrace

The Forum discussion topic on Tuesday 10 March is “Coming back from disgrace”. Click to learn more and please do leave your comments,

News / COPE is recruiting for a part-time, freelance Membership Administrator

COPE is recruiting for a freelance Membership Administrator to assist the Membership Committee and COPE Administrator with managing new member applications and supporting our existing membership.  The full job description and how to apply can be seen here.  

News / COPE Digest: Publication Ethics in Practice. February 2015 (Vol. 3, Issue 2)

The latest issue of COPE Digest: Publication Ethics in Practice is now available on the COPE website. Click here to read.

News / COPE statement on inappropriate manipulation of peer review processes

The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)  has become aware of systematic, inappropriate attempts to manipulate the peer review processes of several journals across different publishers.

News / Nuffield Council on Bioethics report on the on The Culture of Scientific Research in the UK

We welcome the report from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics: The Culture of Scientific Research in the UK. It is timely, coming as it does when there is increased scrutiny of the scientific literature, and importantly an increasing recognition of the need to address fundamental issues such as the lack of reproducibility in science.

News / COPE Forum: 9 December 2014 meeting

The next COPE Forum meeting is being held on Tuesday 9 December 2014, 9–10.30am (GMT). The COPE Forum will be held virtually via webinar. The agenda and materials can be downloaded here (PDF 709kb).

News / FORUM DISCUSSION TOPIC: Publication ethics issues in the social sciences

The Forum discussion topic on Tuesday 9 December is “Publication ethics issues in the social sciences”. Click here to learn more and please do leave your comments

News / COPE Digest: Publication Ethics in Practice. November 2014 (Vol. 2, Issue 11)

The latest issue of COPE Digest: Publication Ethics in Practice is now available on the COPE website. Click here to read

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