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Job vacancy: COPE web manager

COPE is looking for someone with website management and development experience to work with COPE as our Web Manager. It's a freelance role, working from home, up to 20 hours per week.


COPE member survey 2019: we need your feedback

As we plan the activities of COPE for the next 3 years we need to hear from you, our members, to help us fully understand the burning issues facing our members today, as well as the issues you see looming on the horizon, what you think of the guidance and support COPE offers, and where you think COPE should be looking to provide more guidance over the next 3 years.

Please complete the survey which should take no longer than 10 minutes.  


Election of COPE Trustees 2019: Your vote counts!

COPE's new Trustees will help shape the organisation for the benefit of our members. Vote for the candidates that best reflect your ambitions for COPE.

Following our recent notice regarding vacancies on the COPE Trustee Board, we are delighted to announce the shortlist for the two vacancies. Read a brief summary of each candidate together with their applications.


Letter from the COPE Chair: June 2019

COPE has been spending a lot of attention over the past few months considering, discussing, and speaking on the issue of predatory publishing.


WCRI 2019: Transparency 2025 panel

Transparency 2025: A panel discussion on new ideas to promote transparency in research*


WCRI 2019: Responsible authorship panel

Summary of Responsible authorship panel at WCRI2019


In the news: June Digest


Peer review

Peer review is the hallmark of scientific and scholarly publications. These authors explore 5 principles of good peer review and suggest ways for journals to use these to underpin best practices.


Letter from the COPE Chair: May 2019

I hope that everyone had the opportunity to read the April Digest letter from Geri and Chris, our steadfast COPE co-chairs for the past three years. They have provided leadership with integrity, with hard work and kept a very busy schedule of activities on behalf of COPE. And all on a voluntary basis. Chris and Geri will continue their roles as past Co-Chairs for the coming year.


Allegations of Misconduct webinar summary, April 2019

Allegations of Misconduct

COPE Webinar 12 April, 2019

Watch and listen again to the recording of our Allegations of Misconduct webinar: