I will present a number of ethical issues with respect to the current practices in publishing scientific papers. I will use real examples of fraud/misconduct that I have come across over the last few years and discuss how these issues are handled, how to avoid them, and what is to be learned from such examples.
Target audience: Natural/Biological/Biomedical Science Students
Objective 1: Provide a foundation for understanding the ethics of publishing a paper
Objective 2: Discuss the principles of publishing