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COPE European Seminar 2013

The COPE European Seminar 2013 will take place in London, on 22 March 2013. Click here for more details and to register.


COPE Asia Pacific Seminar 2013

COPE is delighted to announce its 2nd Asia-Pacific Seminar, which will take place in Melbourne on 15 February 2013. Click here for more details and to register.


Online webinar series on good reporting of health research studies


Sponsored by the EQUATOR Network and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) under their agreement of collaboration to improve research for health reporting in the Americas through the use of guidelines that promote greater accuracy and transparency

Title:“Transparent reporting of health research is essential”


Next COPE Forum 4 December 2012

The next COPE Forum meeting will take place on Tuesday 4 December 2012, 3pm to 5pm.
The meeting will take place at The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), 5-11 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8SH (
All COPE members are welcome to attend the meeting, whether or not they are presenting a case.


1st COPE South American Seminar – Brazil, Monday 12 November 2012

COPE is pleased to announce its first seminar in South America, to be held on Monday, November 12 (8:30 am to 5 pm), in Brazil. The meeting will take place during the annual meeting of the Brazilian Association of Scientific Editors (ABEC), at the Costão do Santinho Resort, Florianópolis, 300 miles south of São Paulo. More details available here.


Medical Editors Short Course

Now in its 16th year, this course will enable editors to make their journal more successful. It includes how to develop journals to raise the quality of submissions, sharpen focus, improve relationships and efficiencies with authors, other editors and reviewers (and publishers!) and how to ensure that the journal is delivering something that readers want to read (and cite).

The course is ideally suited for Editors-in-Chief, Editorial Board members and managing editors.
For more information see the website.


COPE North American Seminar and Forum 2012

The theme of this year’s seminar repeats that of the recent successful European seminar, “Correcting the literature”, which will encompass all of the issues involved, including why corrections are needed, the appropriate ways to deal with them in terms of expressions of concern, corrections and retractions, the scale of the problem and what can go wrong. Editors, publishers, authors and all those interested in publication ethics are welcome to attend. The Seminar is free for COPE members and $300 US for non-members.


Scientific symposium and 4th EQUATOR Annual Lecture

Equator would like to invite you to the scientific symposium and 4th EQUATOR Annual Lecture organised by the EQUATOR Network and the German Cochrane Centre.

The symposium will be of great interest to health research scientists and clinicians, journal editors and peer reviewers, reporting guideline developers, publishers, research funders and other professionals involved in research education, research governance and the publication of medical research.


The 5th Annual GW Ethics & Publishing Conference


This conference is designed for publishing professionals, but is open to the general public. More information can be found here.