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25/3/2009 by Elizabeth Wager
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23/3/2009 by Anonymous
Download the agenda and materials for the COPE AGM held on 27 March 2009 (Download PDF, 21kb).
The minutes of the AGM are available to download here (Download PDF, 76kb).
2/3/2009 by Ginny Barbour
This month's Editorial (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000038) in PLoS Medicine discusses how the publication of scientific research can be inappropriately influenced by various forms of bias and the effects of competing interests.
In their January 2009 Editorial (DOI: 10.1007/s00109-008-0428-x), the Editors of the Journal of Molecular Medicine have laid out what they are doing to protect the integrity of the journal. Steps include a compulsory authorship declaration (Download PDF, 40kb), and screening for image manipulation and for plagiarism.