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An Overview Of Ethical Issues In Scientific Research

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Learn how to identify and avoid the many fabrications, lies, half-truths, and misrepresentations that plague the current academic system driven to publish and profit.

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1 hour

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What you learn

The importance of ethical norms in scientific research

The many ethical responsibilities of research authors

How to avoid ethical issues in scientific research writing

The ethical responsibilities of reviewers and publications

Description

In the world of research, the race to get published first and be recognised often leads to haste, shortcuts, fabrications and other misconduct. Understanding the ethical norms and responsibilities expected from research authors promotes the pursuit of knowledge and truth, making it imperative to filter out any mistakes, half-truths and misrepresentation.

This program helps authors avoid ethical issues in scientific research by highlighting how important it is and presents a detailed description of the main concerns that plague the current system. You will also learn how to avoid these ethical issues through conscientious investigation, cross-referencing and filtering, and ensure that your research does not violate any publishing norms.

Course Narrator:

Harold Swindall, Academic Trainer Hal Swindall holds a master's in English and a PhD in comparative literature. For 25 years, he has taught, edited, and researched in East Asia besides scholarly visits to Europe. Presently he works as an English teacher trainer at the University of Malaya in Malaysia, mainly teaching academic writing and research to graduates and supervising TESL theses. Hal has also designed and conducted English academic writing workshops for non-native English speakers, and is performing mixed-method research in this area. Besides all that, he has 25 years of experience in a variety of editing and has helped many scholars publish in major journals. He believes in giving every aspiring researcher the attention and help they need to realize their goals. Hal's languages include French and Italian, besides Chinese, and he has published on such wide-ranging topics as Buddhist art and Chinese poetry, but his dissertation research was on late nineteenth-century artistic prose.

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LECTURE 1 |Document/Slides

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30 mins

LECTURE 2 |Quiz

Check your understanding

15 mins

LECTURE 3 |Document/Slides

Further reading

15 mins

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Part of Cactus Communications’ R ecosystem of tools and solutions for researchers, R Upskill is a learning platform that comprises of the largest collection of researcher-focused programs, developed by top academic experts. Learn anytime, anywhere with bite-sized online programs on research writing, journal publication, career development, science communication, funding, researcher wellness, and…

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