December 2012

News / Announcement of COPE Council elections

Due to vacancies on Council, we are seeking nominations for three new candidates.

These are voluntary positions. Council is responsible for COPE’s policy and management. Council members are expected to attend four meetings a year (at least 2 of which are in London and 2 may be attended by phone or other media).

News / VIDEO: Charon Pierson discusses medical publication ethics with Turnitin

Charon Pierson, COPE council member and editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP), talks with Jason Chu from Turnitin about medical publication ethics and how editors and researchers can avoid plagiarism.

Watch Charon here (transcript available).

News / Ethical Editing – Winter 2012 issue

Download the Winter issue of Ethical Editing, the newsletter from COPE.
This issue's theme is ''Making a commitment to ethical publication of research''.

This is the last edition of the Newsletter. Next year we will be exploring new ways of communicating with our members.