What will you learn?
- Understand the importance of ethical norms in scientific research
- Ethical issues in scientific research writing
- Discover the ethical responsibilities of authors
- Learn the ethical responsibilities of reviewers and publications
Why should you enroll?
Ethical norms promote the aims of research such as pursuit of knowledge and truth. This end goal makes it imperative to filter out fabrications, lies, half-truths and misrepresentation. In this course, you will learn the importance of ethics in scientific research and what concerns plague the current system.
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Objectives
Lecture 3: Importance of Ethics in Scientific Research
Lecture 4: Ethics in Scientific Research
Lecture 5: Ethics in Planning Research
Lecture 6: Ethics in Proposing Research
Lecture 7: Ethics in Presenting Research
Lecture 8: Ethical Obligations of Authors, Reviewers and Editors
Lecture 9: Sir David King’s Universal Ethical Code for Scientists
Lecture 10: Summary