Module 4 Lesson 2: Ethical issues in scientific research

In this course, you will:

  • Understand the importance of ethical norms in scientific research
  • Know about the 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. Enroll in the course to understand everything you need to know as a research about ethics in research writing.

Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Importance of Ethics in Scientific Research
  • Check Your Understanding
  • Ethics in Scientific Research
  • Ethics in Planning Research
  • Ethics in Proposing Research
  • Ethics in Presenting Research
  • Check Your Understanding
  • Ethical Obligations of Authors, Reviewers and Editors
  • Sir David King’s Universal Ethical Code for Scientists
  • Check Your Understanding
  • Summary

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