Foo JYA, Wilson SJ. An analysis on the research ethics cases managed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) between 1997 and 2010. Science and Engineering Ethics 2011, 29 April e-pub
This article reviewed the outcomes of 408 cases, that the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) had investigated between 1997 and 2010 with respect to 7 distinct criteria. The results showed that the number of ethical implications per case had not changed significantly since 1997, and that the number of ethical cases, including research misconduct, was not diminishing.