Universities are more than just a paper mill
September 17, 2015
There was an interesting article in Focusweek recently that discusses how Malaysian institutions are changing, and need to continue to change. You can view the article here. As an aside, Focusweek often has a lot of interesting articles so worth keeping an eye on their content and also following them on Twitter.
Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
August 28, 2013
COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) was established in 1997 and I first heard about it when attending U21 workshop on research misconduct. Many of the leading journals have signed up the to principles that COPE outline. If nothing else, it is worth being aware of this organisation, but they have some very interesting content. Two …
Citing and Plagiarism
April 29, 2013
This video might be applicable to some of our postgraduate students, as well as to our undergraduates. It’s good to see that students are talking about this area of their work. With thanks to Victoria and Florence.
Singapore Statement on Research Integrity
March 12, 2013
We have recently blogged on Research Integrity. As you find more about this area it is not long before you come across the Singapore Statement. Many universities have used this as the basis for their own policies. It is an interesting document to look at. Not least of all, it gives a good overview of …
U21 Workshop on Dealing with Research Misconduct
December 11, 2012
Richard Masterman (Director of Research Graduate Services), Margaret Dowens (Chair of UNNC Research Ethics Committee) and myself recently (10th – 11th Dec 2012) attended a two day U21 workshop in Hong Kong that focused on research misconduct and how to deal with it, especially when more than one university is involved (things get even more …