The following materials include tools to help avoid misconduct and background materials about research and publication ethics. If in doubt, nothing can replace a candid conversation with your advisor, or someone in a position of authority who can guide you to the right course of action.
Dr. Jaap van Harten, Executive Publisher, Elsevier, shares insights about research and publishing ethics, data manipulation, plagiarism, publication duplication, and the consequences of scientific misconduct.3Toolkit Videos [Show All]
Our experts David Rew, Margaret Rees, and Sandy Florence have presented a webcast to help early career researchers understand the ethical boundaries in scientific research and publishing. The webcast can be freely watched on demand, after registration.
1. Office of Research Integrity U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Definition of Research Misconduct. Available at: http://ori.hhs.gov/definition-misconduct. Accessed: June 12, 2012.
2. Scott-Lichter D and the Editorial Policy Committee, Council of Science Editors. CSE's White Paper on Promoting Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications, 2012 Update. 3rd Revised Edition. Wheat Ridge, CO: 2012. Available at: http://www.councilscienceeditors.org/files/public/entire_whitepaper.pdf Accessed: June 12, 2012.
3. These video's first appeared on www.biggerbrains.com