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How To Avoid Retractions And Publish Ethically?
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Learn everything you need to know about ethics in research writing and publishing
What you learn
Summary of the ethics issue and five critical ethical violations in research
Useful case studies, practical tips, and guidelines to prevent retractions
The implications of misconduct, the dos and don’ts, and basic guidelines
The significance of ethics in publication and problems that lead to unethical behavior
Avoid ethical issues in your writing and reduce your chances of a rejection or a retraction
Unethical practices to avoid, based on handpicked case studies and industry experiences
In these times of high-pressure competition, the eagerness to get published causes many a bright mind to make haste or even cut corners. As a result, retractions are on the rise owing to increased instances of ethical violations. While journal editors and reviewers are advising authors to be more aware of publishing guidelines, authors too need to understand the implications of misconduct and ensure they don't violate the ethical norms of publishing, even accidentally.
The course uses different learning tools like learning videos, case studies, guidelines, presentations, etc., to help you understand the importance of ethics in research. It also outlines the most common reasons for retractions, including what possible violations to watch out for and how to avoid it. You will learn about the most common unethical practices among researchers, get answers to your questions about ethical publishing, and know the best practices for responsible authorship. By the time you are through with this course, you will know how to publish ethically, be able to boost your reputation as a researcher, and ensure your research contributes to scientific progress.