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News / Data Sharing Policies in Scholarly Publications: Interdisciplinary Comparisons

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COPE-funded research, presented as an abstract at the Peer Review Congress, 10-12 September 2017, Chicago.

We are follow up this COPE funded research by producing a discussion document on the issues surrounding data sharing policies and this is expected to be ready by early next year.

News / An analysis of peer review cases brought to COPE from 1997-2016

Elizabeth Moylan, COPE Council member, presented this abstract as a poster at the COPE at the Peer Review Congress, 10-12 September 2017, Chicago. 

An analysis of peer review cases brought to COPE from 1997-2016

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News / COPE pilot initiative: institutional membership

COPE has invited four institutions to take part in a COPE pilot that will help form a membership package of support and advice for research institutions: Caltech, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and University of Ottawa, and Queensland University of Technology.

News / COPE shortlisted for Publons Sentinel Award: outstanding advocacy, innovation or contribution to #PeerReview

An the winner is...Irene Hames, advocate and educator of peer review and publication ethics. Congratulations Irene, a well-deserved award for all your work in the field of peer review.

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News / COPE Webinar: Current Issues in Peer Review, Thursday 14 September 4-5pm (BST)

As part of this year's Peer Review Week we're running a webinar: Current Issues in Peer Review. We will be discussing the topical issues in peer review that are faced by COPE members and have three guest speakers who will present their views, given their experience in this area.

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News / Call for cases - November COPE Forum

Our next COPE Forum, where we discuss cases submitted by members, will be held by webinar on Monday 13 November 2017.

Cases need to be submitted by Monday 30 October.

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News / August edition of Digest out now

August Digest out now includes the recording of our first webinar on authorship, a summary of the Forum preprint discussion, developments on peer review guidelines and our monthly news roundup.

Read COPE Digest August issue

News / Standards in Authorship

Standards in authorship webinar, watch again:

The pdf of the Standards in Authorship presentations is also available.