Authorship integrity and attacks authorship of research papers is a thorny and sometimes quarrelsome issue many long-term researchers have, at some point, encountered different cultural and ethical outlooks on authorship some might even have been in situations where authorship disputes occurred, perhaps due to. General principles the public's trust in and benefit from academic research and scholarship relies upon all those involved in the scholarly endeavor adhering to the highest ethical standards, including standards related to publication and dissemination of findings and conclusions accordingly, all scholarly or scientific. Ori introduction to the responsible conduct of research: authorship criteria the office of research integrity's introduction to the responsible conduct of research (to which the hku policy on research integrity makes reference) states the following: the names that appear at the beginning of a paper serve one important. It is important to note that all four criteria must be met, and authors are responsible for the integrity of the entire paper, not just “their part” in essence, authors should be intimately involved with the research, not bystanders the position of mcom is that investigators will comply with these guidelines in. The college's guidelines on authorship are as follows a) all co-authors should have made a significant intellectual or practical contribution b) where there are two or more co-authors involved in a study, it is suggested that one author takes responsibility for the scientific accuracy of the entire publication this senior author. When there is more than one co-author of a research output, one or more authors must take responsibility for the integrity of the work as a whole, from inception to published article one unsw co-author (the “executive author”, or “ corresponding author”) should take responsibility for being the point of.
In fact, the existence of authorship and research integrity guidelines may provide a false image of respectability for academia , as the numerous conflicts of interest that afflict research institutions make it very difficult for both junior and. There are no universally accepted standards for assigning authorship principles, customs and practices differ significantly from one discipline to another responsibility for decisions regarding the authorship of publications lies with those who carried out the work reported in the publication researchers should be aware of. Professor emilio bossi issued a “memorandum on scientific integrity and the handling of misconduct in the scientific context”, together with a paper setting out principles and procedures concerning integrity in scientific research in the memorandum, unjustified claims of authorship in scientific publications are referred to as a. Good research conduct guidance for publication and authorship.
Guest authorship has been found in 16% of research articles, 26% of review articles, 21% of editorials, and 41% of cochrane reviews– ghostwriting and guest authorship are dishonest practices that undermine the medical and scientific literature all authors of papers submitted to the cjhp must meet the authorship criteria. Ori introduction to rcr: chapter 9 authorship and publication.
Publication and authorship publication it is important to ensure that the results of research are published as, in order for research to be of a benefit to society, the outcomes and results incorrect authorship goes beyond raising disputes amongst research teams to matters of research integrity and good research conduct. Matters of ethical concern in research 1 plagiarism 2 misuse of privileged information 3 data a integrity of data b use and misuse of data c ownership of and access to data d storage and retention of data 4 authorship and other publication issues a criteria for authorship b order of authors c self-. Authorship and publication on this page: who is an author author responsibilities making authorship agreements research findings - accuracy and transparency multiple submissions of research findings how can i find out more authorship is about acknowledging the contribution and accountability of.
In this paper we review various types of research misconduct and unethical authorship practices and their implications for academic freedom and research integrity first, we begin with a historical and contemporary review of research misconduct using some notable examples this will be followed by a. Unfortunately, problems with authorship are not uncommon and can threaten the integrity of scientific research within biomedicine, many journals have adopted the definition of the international committee of medical journal editors (icmje), which defines authorship by the following criteria: 1) substantial contributions to. Publication planning can help biomedical researchers achieve and maintain high standards of transparency and integrity the profession has been associated in the popular press and biomedical journals with deliberate publication bias, improper attribution of authorship and other ethical lapses [1,.
In addition, authors should have confidence in the integrity of the contributions of their co-authors we include only one corresponding the integrity of the scientific record contributorship and guarantorship are concepts that were applied first to original research papers, and are sometimes hard to define for other articles. Promoting integrity in research and its publication cope provides leadership in thinking on publication ethics, practical resources to educate and support members, and offers a professional voice in current debates read more about cope.