China Association for Science and Technology, Taylor & Francis Group and Society of China University Journals co-organised webinar
The webinar 'Research and publishing ethics: challenges and best practices' was endorsed and sponsored by China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), Taylor & Francis Group and Society of China University Journals who co-organised a series of Excellence in Academic Publishing webinars, as part of their joint training program for Chinese researchers, reviewers and journal editors.
Dr Trevor Lane, COPE Council member introduced the trend, challenges and best practices in research and publishing ethics. Trevor also led a live discussion with the audience on selected COPE cases.
What are the issues?
Dr Lane highlights the main research and publishing issues such as: authorship issues; plagiarism; falsification and fabrication of data, processes or results.
Resources for best practice in research and publication ethics:
- COPE's principles of transparency and core practices.
- The Singapore statement on research practices 2010
- San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), 2012
- The Leiden Manifesto for Research Metrics, 2015
- The Hong Kong Principles for Assessing Researchers, 2019
- Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
- Ethics in Scientific Research, RAND, 2019
- Reproducibility and reliability of biomedical research: improving research practice, 2015
- Suggestions for action to support good research practice & production of high-quality science, 2014
- Protecting the Integrity of the Research Record, 2018
Publication ethics cases
Cases submitted by COPE members give real world examples of research and publication ethics issues, with advice on how to handle them and how to avoid them.
Read the presentation in Chinese (PDF, 4.79 MB)
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