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News / New COPE council members appointed

COPE is very pleased to announce the appointment of two new COPE council members, Christopher Leonard and Muhammad Irfan. Following our recent call for nominations, two candidates were short-listed by council following an interview. In accordance with our regulations, where the number of short-listed candidates is equal to the number of vacancies (ie, the candidates are unopposed), the nominees are appointed if approved by a majority of the members of Council.

News / COPE North American seminar 13 August 2014

Register for COPE's 5th North American seminar, which will be held in collaboration with ISMTE (International Society of Managing & Technical Editors), on Wednesday 13 August 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. For more details and to register, see here

News / COPE Forum agenda and materials: 8 July 2014 meeting

Download the agenda and materials for the COPE Forum meeting 8 July 2014 here (PDF, 506kb)

News / COPE Digest: Publication Ethics in Practice. June 2014 (Vol. 2, Issue 6)

The latest issue of COPE Digest: Publication Ethics in Practice is now available on the COPE website. Click here to read.

News / COPE Australian Seminar 23 June 2014

COPE is delighted to announce its 3rd Australian Seminar, which will take place at the Karstens Melbourne Conference Rooms, 123 Queen Street, Melbourne, Australia, on Monday 23 June 2014. The theme of the seminar is “Publication ethics from student to professional”. For more information and to register, click here.

News / COPE Digest: Publication Ethics in Practice. May 2014 (Vol. 2, Issue 5)

The latest issue of COPE Digest: Publication Ethics in Practice is now available on the COPE website. Click here to read.

News / COPE Digest: Publication Ethics in Practice. April 2014 (Vol. 2, Issue 4)

The latest issue of COPE Digest: Publication Ethics in Practice is now available on the COPE website.  Click here to read.  

News / Announcement of COPE Council elections

Due to vacancies on Council, we are seeking nominations for two new candidates. These are voluntary positions. Council is responsible for COPE’s policy and management. Council members are required to attend four meetings a year (two of which will usually be in person in London; the others may be attended by phone or other media). There is also a strategy meeting every 18/24 months which Council Members are expected to attend in person.

News / New COPE Discussion Document published

COPE has published a new discussion document on 'Sharing of information among editors-in-chief regarding possible misconduct'. (Click here for the document).

News / NIH grant requests journal editors experiences of retractions

A request for information (RFI) has been issued to gather journal editors experiences with Issues related to retracting or correcting scientific papers. If you wish to contribute you can find more information here: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-ES-14-005.html

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