Ethical issues in scientific research

What will you learn?

  1. Understand the importance of ethical norms in scientific research
  2. Ethical issues in scientific research writing
  3. Discover the ethical responsibilities of authors
  4. Learn the ethical responsibilities of reviewers and publications
Ethical issues in scientific research

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