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  • Seminars and webinars

    Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: what do they need from COPE?

    At the 2017 COPE European Seminar, Deborah Kahn, Publishing Director of Medicine and Open Access at Taylor & Francis presented her thoughts on what the arts, humanities and social sciences need from an organisation such as COPE. …
  • Seminars and webinars

    Publication and research integrity: a Wellcome perspective

    At the 2017 COPE European Seminar, Robert Kiley from the Wellcome Trust presented Wellcome's perspective on publication and research integrity. The event was filmed, which you can watch below, and the slides are also available.
  • Seminars and webinars

    The paper, the publishers,the protagonist and the academic setting: Jane Jacobs, Director of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Office of Research Ethics and Integrity, Brisbane, Australia

    At the 2017 COPE European Seminar, Jane Jacobs, Director of the Office of Research Ethics and Integrity at the Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, presented her thoughts on responsible research practice in Australia, authorship and publication …
  • Seminars and webinars

    Translating institutional integrity issues into educational initiatives across Asia-Pacific Mai Har Sham, Associate Vice President (Research) of the University of Hong Kong

    Download presentation: Translating institutional integrity issues into educational initiatives across Asia-Pacific [21,336kB]…
  • Case
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    Authorship dispute and possible unreported protocol amendment

    2016
    Our journal accepted a randomised controlled trial for publication which has not yet been published online. In the submitted paper, the randomised controlled trial is described as commencing in 2004 with completion in 2011. We have received an email and telephone call from an individual not listed as an author or reviewer of the paper with the following alleged disputes:• He was an invest…
  • Seminars and webinars

    An overview of publication ethics - Chris Graf, Co-Vice Chair, COPE

    …Download presentation: An overview of publication ethics [PDF, 1321 KB]…
  • Seminars and webinars

    Publication ethics: a legal perspective - Tasmin Harwood, Associate Legal Counsel, John Wiley & Sons Ltd

    …Download presentation: Publication ethics: a legal perspective  (PDF, 922 KB)…
  • Seminars and webinars

    Authors: understanding responsibilities and managing expectations - Zoë Mullan, Founding Editor, The Lancet Global Health

  • Case
    Case Closed

    Parental consent for participants

    2016
    As editor of a psychology journal, I received a manuscript from a group of scholars. The authors describe a qualitative online study with adolescent girls, aged 15–18 years, who met in person with a stranger they first ‘met’ online. The girls describe their reasoning about the risks, the safety measures they used and reactions to discomfort they experienced in the meetings. The authors n…
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    Case Closed

    Low risk study with no ethics committee approval

    2016
    A manuscript was submitted to our journal that describes a social media advocacy campaign that was run by an international NGO for the purpose of eliciting public support for a new law in a low-middle income country. The authors are from the NGO and the government department in that country, that together funded and ran the campaign, and also collected and analysed the data used in the manuscri…
  • Case
    Case Closed

    Data anonymity

    2016
    A paper was submitted to our journal. The managing editor was concerned about patient information in the paper and queried the authors. The authors responded that the data were collected from routine samples and so consent was never obtained. The patients were lost to follow-up, and there was no ethics committee approval as it involved the study of existing data, but they did discuss with the i…
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    Case Closed

    Ethics committee approval

    2015
    We routinely ask for ethics committee approval from every research manuscript submitted to our journal. Sometimes, studies from different countries may not have ethics committee approval and authors may claim that their study does not need approval. In such situations, we consult COPE’s “Guidance for Editors: Research, Audit and Service Evaluations” document and evaluate the study at the editor…
  • Seminars and webinars

    Posters from the COPE European Seminar 2013

    …Poster: Experiences of unethical practices in a leading Pakistani biomedical journal [PDF 22KB] Poster: Fra…
  • Seminars and webinars

    COPE awarded two travel grants to attend the COPE seminar 2014

    …COPE European Seminar 2014 report - Dr Parasuraman, Chief Editor of Journal of Young Pharmacist [PDF, 86KB]COPE European Seminar 20…
  • Research

    Authors’ awareness of publication ethics: An international survey

    This is a collaborative project between Sara Schroter, Gary Bryan, Elizabeth Loder (BMJ); Jason Roberts (International Society of Managing and Technical Editors), Tim Houle (Wake Forest University, North Carolina), and Don Penzien (University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS). Considerable time is expended by journals investigating ethical transgressions and misconduct that may be caused by i…
  • Seminars and webinars

    How editors share information about misconduct - Charon Pierson, COPE council

    …Download presentation: How editors share information about misconduct [PDF, 512KB]…
  • Seminars and webinars

    Student researchers and publication ethics - TL;DR LOL ; ) - Paul Taylor and Daniel Barr, Office for Research Ethics and Integrity, University of Melbourne

    …Download presentation: Student researchers and publication ethics - TL;DR LOL ; )  [PDF, 6100KB]…
  • Seminars and webinars

    Ethics of data publication: same or different? - Sarah Olesen, Australian National Data Service

    …Download presentation: Ethics of data publication: same or different? [PDF,1192KB]…
  • Seminars and webinars

    Guidance on research and publication ethics in Europe — Simon Godecharle, Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leuven, Belgium

    …Download presentation: Guidance on research and publication ethics in Europe [PDF,1214KB]…
  • Seminars and webinars

    Differences in publication ethics in Central and Eastern Europe — Professor Ana Marusic, University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia, and Editor in Chief of Journal of Global Health

    …Download presentation: Differences in publication ethics in Central and Eastern Europe [PDF, 1285KB]…

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