Information Package / Course Catalogue
Scientific Research and Publication Ethics
Course Code: VFZ539
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

To learn ethical rules about scientific researches and their publishing and to adopt these principles in their studies.

Course Content

Within the ethical rules; how is scientific work planned and conducted and how are the results assessed and transformed into publication

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Ferda BELGE
Learning Outcomes
1.To learn the history of ethical rules and national and international functioning in scientific research
2.Learning animal rights and ethical rules about animal experiments and acquiring proficiency in applying them
3.Evaluation of research data and learning of ethical principles in publishing process
4.To learn how to apply to ethical committees for scientific research
5.To have knowledge about the violations of research and publication ethics
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Scientific Researchs and E-References
2.Scientific Research: Design, Writing and Publishing Techniques
3.Animals, Ethics and Trade The Challenge of Animal Sentience Eds; Jacky Turner and Joyce D’Silva, Earthscan, 2006, London ISBN: 978-1-84407-255-2
4.Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Second Edition Volume II, AnimalModels. Eds; Jann Hau; Gerald L. Van Hoosier, Jr. CRC Press, 2003, ISBN: 084931086-5
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
What is the ethics of scientific research, why is it necessary?
Week 2 - Theoretical
General ethical principles for scientific research and publication
Week 3 - Theoretical
Experimental Models
Week 4 - Theoretical
Animal rights and general ethical rules in animal experiments
Week 5 - Theoretical
Research Ethic Violations
Week 6 - Theoretical
The planning of research and the determination of sample size and sample selection in animal experiments
Week 7 - Theoretical
Data analysis
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Reporting and Publishing
Week 10 - Theoretical
Ownership of Idea and Scientific Finds (Patent)
Week 11 - Theoretical
Types of Scientific Publication
Week 12 - Theoretical
Referencing (Citing)
Week 13 - Theoretical
Violations of Publication Ethic, Scientific Misconducts
Week 14 - Theoretical
Sided Publication, Editorial Ethics
Week 15 - Theoretical
Preparing of Information and Ethics Committee Application Form
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%38
Final Examination1%60
Quiz2%1
Term Assignment1%1
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Term Project1718
Quiz2102
Midterm Examination1415
Final Examination1617
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue