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Professor Graeme Fairweather

Description: TITLE OF THE TALK: Ethical and Responsible Conduct of Research

SPEAKER : Professor Graeme Fairweather
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay and

Former Head, Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Colorado School of Mines,
Golden, USA.

Date: Monday, February 12, 2018

Time: 4.00 pm - 05.00 pm

Venue: Ramanujan Hall, Department of Mathematics

Abstract: Research ethics involves the application of moral rules and
professional codes of conduct to a variety of topics involving scientific
research. The importance of adherence to ethical norms in research will be
discussed, with emphasis on the key issues of scientific misconduct,
publishing practices and responsible authorship. Numerous examples of
plagiarism, self-plagiarism and questionable publishing practices from the
current mathematics literature will be presented.
Location: Ramanujan Hall, Department of Mathematics
Date: Monday, February 12, 2018
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm IST
Duration: 1 hour
Access: Public