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COPE European Seminar 2014

Friday, 14 March 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

COPE European Seminar 2014


Next COPE Forum

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 - 3:00pm

COPE's next Forum will be on Tuesday, 4 March 2014, at 3-5pm (GMT). The Forum will be by Webinar.


ALPSP Training Course: Publication Ethics: Fraud and Misconduct

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Developed in collaboration with COPE, the second ALPSP training course on Publication Ethics: Fraud and Misconduct will be held on 12 February 2014 in London. COPE members are entitled to a discount on the non-ALPSP member rate. Click here for more information.  


COPE Forum: 4 December 2013

Wednesday, 4 December 2013 - 11:00am

The COPE Forum will be held virtually via webinar, on Wednesday 4 December 2013 (11am–1pm GMT). The invitation to join the webinar is below. We can accommodate up to 100 attendees, so please register quickly if you wish to join in the discussion. The agenda and materials are available here.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:


Association of Research Ethics Committees (AREC): Promoting excellence in ethical research in human beings

Friday, 15 November 2013 - 9:30am

The one day conference is aimed at anyone involved in research which requires review, whether as a student, supervisor, sponsor or REC member. For further information, including the full programme and registration details, see here.


COPE Australian Forum

Thursday, 14 November 2013 - 9:30am to 11:30am

The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) is holding a COPE Forum in Brisbane, on 14 November 2013 at:  Don Carruthers eXchange Zone Level 5, Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library (building #50) The University of Queensland - St Lucia Campus Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia Building location: The Forum is where we discuss cases submitted by members.


Medical Editors, short course

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 - 9:00am to Friday, 8 November 2013 - 5:00pm

This two-day course for editors of medical journals (running since 1996) covers how to attract and keep good authors, how to improve the quality of your content and ensure you are publishing something people want to read (and cite), and how to make your journal more visible to readers and authors. With only c.25 participants, the course concentrates on group and practical work rather than formal lectures – active participation is encouraged! A folder containing extensive notes and background reading is also provided.


EASE/ISMTE joint meeting

Monday, 23 September 2013 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 24 September 2013 - 5:00pm

COPE will be holding an interactive workshop at the joint meeting of the European Association of Science Editors (EASE) and the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE). In this workshop, a number of cases based on real-life examples brought to COPE, and covering some of the most pressing problems currently faced by editors and journals, will be discussed.  Co-Secretary Andre Van Steirteghem and council memebers Mirjam Curno and Irene Hames will be chairing the workshop. The workshop will take place on Tuesday 24 September.


Seventh International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication

Sunday, 8 September 2013 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 10 September 2013 - 5:00pm

The Seventh International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication will be held September 8-10, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois. As with the previous congresses, the aim is to improve the quality and credibility of biomedical peer review and publication and to help advance the efficiency, effectiveness and equitability of the dissemination of biomedical information throughout the world.

Preliminary programme and registration now available


EQUATOR Annual Lecture 2013

Monday, 9 September 2013 - 6:00pm

5th EQUATOR Annual Lecture will be presented by Professor Kay Dickersin, Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Director of the Center for Clinical Trials, and Director of the US Cochrane Center (USCC).