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Ask COPE 14 October 2015

Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 3:00pm

The next Ask COPE will be held on Wednesday 14 October at 3pm (British Summer Time). Please contact Linda Gough to register or to obtain further details (



Monday, 12 October 2015 - 10:00am

COPE will host “An introduction to publication ethics” seminar in London 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 peer review.The seminar is being held in collaboration with ISMTE (International Society of Managing and Technical Editors), on Monday 12 October 2015 at the Park Inn Hotel London Heathrow, 10am–4pm.


COPE Forum

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

The September COPE Forum will be held on Wednesday 09 Septembe 2015, 3.00pm–4.30pm (British Summer Time) at The Montcalm Hotel, 34-40 Great Cumberland Place, London, W1H 7TW.  Full details can be found here


2015 Asia Pacific Meeting of ISMPP , August 30, 2015, Beijing, China; September 2, 2015, Tokyo, Japan

Sunday, 30 August 2015 - 8:30am to Wednesday, 2 September 2015 - 8:30am

ISMPP (International Society for Medical Publication Professionals) inaugural meetings in the Asia Pacific region are approaching. Registration is now open for both (1-day) meetings in Beijing, China, on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at the Sofitel Wanda Hotel, and in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at the Hilton Tokyo. The theme of the meetings is "Collaborating for ethical and effective publication practices".


COPE North American Seminar 2015

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 - 9:00am

The theme of this year's North American seminar is “Understanding metrics in publishing: use and abuse”. Editors, publishers, authors and all those interested in publication ethics are welcome to attend. See here for more details and to register..


INANE Annual Conference 2015

Monday, 3 August 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 2:30pm

The INANE (International Academy of Nursing Journal Editors) annual conference is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 3-5, 2015.  In addition to the conference, COPE council members Charon Pierson and Geri Pearson will be leading a COPE Forum. For more details and to register, click here:


Research ethics applications—a refresher course

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 - 10:00am

Working in partnership: Association for Research Ethics (AfRE) and the Sheffield Hallam University. This workshop is suitable for those who are involved with ethical research. Whether a REC member, student making an application, or supervisor, this refresher training day will ensure that you are fully equipped to make, and review, applications with confidence. Click here for more details.


Association for Research Ethics (AfRE): Effecting cultural change in research ethics and integrity

Monday, 15 June 2015 - 10:00am

Commitment 3 of the ‘Concordat to Support Research Integrity’ creates an expectation that institutions will “nurture a culture of integrity”. Encouraging a culture of integrity in research should be the cornerstone in any ethical organisation. But what does it mean and how can it be promoted? This is a workshop for anyone involved with the ethics of research who wants to explore ways to tackle these challenging questions.


COPE Forum: 10 June 2015

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 - 10:00am

The June COPE Forum will be held on Wednesday 10 June 2015, 10am–11.30am (British Summer Time). The COPE Forum will be held virtually via webinar. Click here for full details.


11th Annual Meeting of ISMPP. Optimizing scientific value: Smart and systematic approaches to medical publications

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 5:00pm

The Internation Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) meeting will focus on the value of medical publications in contributing to scientific exchange and informing treatment decisions, with an emphasis on the patient “voice.” Case-based learning and group interaction will be featured throughout. Register at