Research Ethics

The term "research ethics" encompasses many different topics, such as authorship of papers, standards for recording and presenting research results, plagiarism, and even how researchers treat each other. When thinking about research ethics, common sense will get you pretty far. For instance, it seems rather obvious that you should not fake your data and present false results, or that you should treat fellow researchers in a professional manner. In case you find yourself in a sticky research ethics situation, here is some more detailed information about research ethics: