The aim of this course is to broaden the understanding
of attendees about general concerns in research and publication ethics.
The topics which will be covered in the course are philosophy of science
including research ethics and integrity,  publications ethics which
includes plagiarism, authorship, peer review, trends in modern-day
scientific publication. The course will also have detailed sessions on
research data management. During the course, the attendees will
understand  responsible conduct of  research  through class lectures,
discussion forums and assignments.