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7th World Congress on Research Integrity 2021

WCRI 2021 is a virtual event with a series of free webinars on six topics that form part of the broader research integrity dialogue.


Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting 2021

Deborah Poff, COPE Chair, is at the SSP 2021 Virtual Meeting, on the panel about the retraction taxonomy being developed with the University of Illinois project. 


Council of Science Editors Annual Meeting 2021

Shaping our future by embracing adaptability

We are pleased to announce that COPE Council Members Rachel Safer and Trevor Lane have been invited to speak at the 2021 Council of Science Editors virtual annual meeting.


STM Spring Conference

STM Spring Conference 2021


ISMPP Annual Meeting 2021

The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) Annual Meeting 2021 is a virtual event. Information on the topics to be discussed at the event are regularly updated on the ISMPP website.

This year ISMPP will focus on the learnings and opportunities that have emerged in key areas such as:

  • Risk communication and public trust
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Forward-thinking ways of communicating virtually and digitally

More information and register

COPE event

COPE Forum: Tuesday 23 March 2021

The 23 March 2021 COPE Forum will be held at 14:00-15:30pm (GMT). COPE Members can now register to attend the March Forum; the deadline to register is Monday 22 March.

The discussion topic will be on the subject on ethical considerations around book publishing. This will be followed by discussion and advice among attendees on members' cases submitted in advance.



European University Institute workshop

Simon Linacre, COPE Trustee, is presenting at a workshop for the European University Institute's (EUI) early stage researchers. The workshop will take place on 5 March 2021,


Council of Science Editors short course on publication ethics

The course will address ethical issues that arise in journal publication and ways of investigating and resolving breaches of publication ethics.


European meeting of ISMPP

Collaboration, connectivity and change: a holistic view of the scientific communications environment in 2021.


CIVICA online research training

Simon Linacre, COPE Trustee, is presenting at the CIVICA (The European University of Social Sciences) online research ethics training session for PhD and postdoctoral researchers from CIVICA partner universities. 

The session is part of research ethics training organised by The Hertie School and will focus on ethical issues in publishing, sharing and disseminating research findings.