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The Complete Guide to Ethical Considerations in Research and Publishing
Wiley Researcher AcademyCertified microlearning courses for research and publication success
Learn from one of the industry’s leading publishing houses about why ethical compliance is so critical for good research and how adhering to ethical practices can improve your chances of journal acceptance.
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What you learn
Identifying ethical and unethical authorship practices
Intercultural attribution and its effect on authorship
Author accountability and responsibility in publishing
Ethical concerns of having human biologicals as research samples
Writing an impressive project proposal for the ethics review board
Ethical considerations of using animals in research
Problems that may arise when multiple countries are involved
Introduction to and importance of privacy in research publication
Misconduct, duplication, plagiarism, and other unethical conduct
Guiding principles to foster trust in research publishing
How to navigate issues related to appeals and academic debate
Processes for corrections, retractions, withdrawal of articles
The scientific publication industry operates on a special code of ethical conduct. Fraud publications, plagiarism, undeclared conflicts of interest, and authorship issues threaten the ethical integrity of science.
This course is designed to help you understand what is acceptable and what is not in the academic publishing world so that you can conduct and publish your research successfully. You will be guided through some of the best ethical practices for writing, submission, and post-publication of a scientific article. You’ll also learn about fictitious authorship, false data, plagiarism, conflicts of interest, and more. This interactive course will give you great insights on ethical concerns involving animal and human testing, the importance of consent in publishing, and how you may avoid related issues in your paper. Each course module has a video, practical assessments, and useful resources aimed to strengthen your understanding of ethical research practices.
Chris Graf Chris Graf is a former co-chair and trustee at the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). He received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Sheffield. For 14 years, Chris has worked in the editorial departments of major academic publishing houses. He also served John Wiley and Sons for almost 8 years as the director of Research Integrity and Publishing Ethics. Currently, he’s the Research Integrity Director at Springer Nature Group.