COPE Seminar 2016

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Friday 13 May 2016, 10am to 4.30pm

Oxford, UK



Location and accommodation



COPE will host “An introduction to publication ethics” seminar in Oxford this year. This seminar is aimed at new or less experienced editors and editorial and publishing staff, who would like to learn more about COPE and publication ethics. The seminar will focus on the themes of plagiarism and authorship.

The seminar is being held at the Wiley offices in Oxford (9600 Garsington Road, Oxford, OX4 2DQ, UK), on Friday 13 May 2016, 10am–4pm.

The seminar will include an overview of COPE, two invited speakers, in addition to workshop breakout sessions.


Please register for the COPE seminar by completing the form below.

The seminar is free for COPE members and £300 for non-members. Numbers are strictly limited to 50 and early booking is advisable.

Registration will close on 2 May 2016.

Location and accommodation

Wiley Oxford Office
9600 Garsington Road,
Oxford Business Park,
Oxford OX4 2DQ

Details of how to get to the venue, along with a list of hotels in the area can be downloaded from here. Please contact the COPE administrator if you need more information. 




Maria KowalczukMaria Kowalczuk
Biology Editor, Research Integrity Group, BioMed Central

Maria Kowalczuk obtained a PhD in Biology at the University of Wroclaw, Poland, where she researched the coding properties of microbial genomes. In 2006, Maria joined BioMed Central as an inhouse editor, managing the peer review process for a number of BMC series biology journals, including the flagship BMC Biology (2008). In 2010, Maria was appointed the Deputy Biology Editor responsible for the content of all biology journals within the BMC series of journals. The role expanded in 2012 to cover all aspects of policy and ethical issues across all BioMed Central’s biology journals. In her current role as Biology Editor, Maria continues to pursue research and take part in debates, meetings and conferences related to research integrity and publication ethics. Maria is also a co-Editor-in-Chief of the research and publication ethics section of Research Integrity and Peer Review.

Zoe MullanZoë Mullan
Founding editor, The Lancet Global Health

Zoë Mullan is an elected trustee and council member of COPE. Zoe is the founding Editor of The Lancet Global Health. She spent the preceding 10 years as a Senior Editor at The Lancet and prior to that worked on Tropical Diseases Bulletin and Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases.

Tamsin HarwoodTamsin Harwood
Associate Legal Counsel, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Tamsin Harwood obtained an LLB Law degree from Bournemouth University, Legal Practicing Certificate from the University of Law in Surrey and has just recently been admitted on to the Roll of Solicitors for England and Wales. Tamsin has experience in Private Client, Civil Litigation and Commercial Law. She now works in-house for John Wiley & Sons Ltd., investigating matters such as intellectual property/copyright queries, commercial contracts and publication ethics.