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International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy

, Volume 34, Issue 5, pp 677–678 | Cite as

ICJP and research and publication integrity

  • J. W. Foppe van Mil
Editorial
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In 2010, the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity was held in Singapore. This Congress resulted in two declarations concerning the practice of scientific publication (an Authors’ declaration and an Editors declaration), which more or less confirm existing practice and to which the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy also adheres.

However, it seems worthwhile to present the summaries of both declarations to our community. The summary of the Authors’ declaration reads as follows [ 1].
  • The research being reported should have been conducted in an ethical and responsible manner and should comply with all relevant legislation.

  • Researchers should present their results clearly, honestly, and without fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation.

  • Researchers should strive to describe their methods clearly and unambiguously so that their findings can be confirmed by others.

  • Researchers should adhere to publication requirements that submitted work is original, is not...

References

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    Wager E, Kleinert S. Responsible research publication: International standards for authors. A position statement developed at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity, Singapore, July 22–24, 2010. Chapter 50 In: Mayer T, Steneck N editors. Promoting Research Integrity in a Global Environment. Singapore: Imperial College Press/World Scientific Publishing; 2011. p. 309–316. (ISBN 978-981-4340-97-7).Google Scholar
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    Kleinert S, Wager E. Responsible research publication: international standards for editors. A position statement developed at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity, Singapore, July 22–24, 2010. Chapter 51 In: Mayer T, Steneck N editors. Promoting Research Integrity in a Global Environment. Singapore: Imperial College Press/World Scientific Publishing; 2011. p. 317–28. (ISBN 978-981-4340-97-7).Google Scholar
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    International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. Uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical Journals: Ethical considerations in the conduct and reporting of research: authorship and contributorship. 2009. [Cited 27 July 2012]. Available from: http://www.icmje.org/ethical_1author.html.
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Foppe van Mil
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  1. 1.Zuidlarenthe Netherlands

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