November 2, 2018

Role of Ethics in Research

Role of Ethics in Research As far as ethics are concerned, it is often perceived as rules or norms that differentiate between wrong and right. There […]
November 2, 2018

Author and Co-Author: Are They One and the Same?

Author and Co-Author: Are They One and the Same? For those of you who think that ‘authors and co-authors’ mean one and the same thing, you […]
November 2, 2018

Honorary and Ghost Authorship: Is it Ethical?

Honorary and Ghost Authorship: Is it Ethical? Authorship in scientific publications is a critical component. If it is used in the right manner, authorship is useful […]
November 2, 2018

Skirting the Scope of Copyright Infringement

Skirting the Scope of Copyright Infringement Copyright laws have been created with the intention of safeguarding the interests of individuals who create original works. Copyright laws […]
November 3, 2018

Preventing Conflict of Interest during Peer Reviewing

Preventing Conflict of Interest during Peer Reviewing During the peer reviewing process there is a scope for conflict of interest to arise. Interests that are conflicting […]
November 3, 2018

Misconduct in Research

Misconduct in Research The common belief that prevails is that any or every article that has been published within journals is deemed to be factual and […]
November 3, 2018

Enhancing Journal Impact Factor Ethically

Enhancing Journal Impact Factor Ethically An issue that is most frequently discussed by editors of low-tier journals relates to the impact factor of that journal. This […]
November 3, 2018

Why Retractions Occurs

Why Retractions Occurs Defining Retraction Research papers are bound to undergo detailed scrutiny which is carried out by peer reviewers prior to the research paper being […]
July 26, 2019
Journal Publication

How to select the right journal for publication?

Journals serve as the mouthpiece of excellence by publishing research papers for more than three and a half centuries.  But in today’s technological world, it is […]