In a system where experts from multiple fields are involved in various research collaborations, it is imperative that researchers ensure that each contributor is acknowledged to avoid any subsequent conflict of interest. Unfortunately, many researchers are unaware that, even after publication, questionable studies and research that does not satisfy internationally accepted ethical norms can be retracted. This presentation will help researchers increase their awareness of the ethical issues related to research and publication which can affect the publication process as well as attract significant discredit from the academic community.
After going through this presentation, you will have more information about the following:
- Awareness of different types of research and publication misconduct
- Significance of adherence to ethical guidelines when performing and publishing research
- Understanding the roles of publishers and authors in maintaining research integrity
- Retractions issued by journals because of plagiarism, authorship dispute, or ethical issue
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