Ganderbal: Prof. Naseer Ahmed Khan, School of Economics, University of Hyderabad, delivered an online lecture on “Ethics in Research” to the students of the Department of Economics, Central University of Kashmir (CUK).
Coordinator, Department of Economics, Tasleem Araf Cash gave the welcome address. Prof. G.M. Bhat, former Head, Deptt of Economics, hosted the session.
Prof. Khan gave a detailed overview of the ethical and unethical issues in conducting research and gave emphasis on the fact that a research proposal should not have any room for unethical issues. He stressed on justifying the grants and fellowships used for conducting research.
Speaking about the proper citation and credit to original work, Prof. Khan made researchers understand the difference between “borrowing” and “stealing”. He stressed on the fact that one should never compromise on ethics. He concluded by advising scholars to avoid the contemporary practice of “self-plagiarism” which has become a very serious issue in reporting research.
Mirza Nazrana Beg, Research Scholar, proposed the vote of thanks.