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Data and reproducibility

Journals should include policies on data availability and encourage the use of reporting guidelines and registration of clinical trials and other study designs according to standard practice in their discipline

Our core practices

Core practices are the policies and practices journals and publishers need, to reach the highest standards in publication ethics. We include cases with advice, guidance for day-to-day practice, education modules and events on topical issues, to support journals and publishers fulfil their policies.
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Letter from the COPE co-Chairs: May 2018

Starting the conversation: Outcomes from a research integrity workshop for research institutions, editors and publishers

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In the news: May 2018 Digest

Conflicts of Interest

An article in HealthNewsReview.org discusses a paper published in the BMJ which was widely picked up in the news, but where the peer reviewers had close affiliations with the authors, and wonders if there are wider unexamined conflicts of interest in peer review.

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Australia Seminar, 30 May 2018

Registration has been extended to 25 May 2018.

Register for our Australia Seminar on 30 May 2018. #C0PEAustralia

Event

CSE Annual Meeting

The theme of this year's meeting is 'Publishing in the changing climate of the research ecosystem'.

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In the news: March 2018 Digest

Included in the news this month are articles related to March's theme of "Authorship and Contributorship", together with conflicts of interest, data and reproducibility, ethical oversight and peer review

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In the news: February 2018 Digest

“In the News” this month focuses primarily on topics related to the February’s theme: Data and Reproducibility. Items related to these topics get a bit more attention at the beginning of this list but other newsworthy items are listed at the end, more as snippets of information!

Data

How open data can help the world better manage coral reefs.

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Data and reproducibility: The role of research institutions

To achieve greater transparency, replicability, and trust in scientific findings, research authors are increasingly expected to enhance textual reporting by providing associated data and materials. This growing expectation has focused attention towards the appropriate handling of research data. Of particular note are the topics highlighted on COPE’s website on Core Practice in Data and Reproducibility:

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Data and Reproducibility: focus from COPE Education Subcommittee

COPE’s Core Practice #5: data and reproducibility

We continue a closer examination of COPE’s individual core practices this month with a focus on Data and Reproducibility (Core Practice #5) 

“Journals should include policies on data availability and encourage the use of reporting guidelines and registration of clinical trials and other study designs according to standard practice in their discipline.”

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In the news: January 2018 Digest

Authorship

In the era of Team Science, careful attention to authorship criteria is critical
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2667044

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