Research Ethics

Authorship Ethics in the Era of Team Science

Marilyn J. Hammer

Christine Miaskowski

research ethics, biology of cancer/carcinogenesis, team science, personalized care
ONF 2017, 44(6), 655-657. DOI: 10.1188/17.ONF.655-657

The dissemination of research findings in articles is essential. Held to the same ethical standards of the studies themselves, the level of contribution determining authorship and authorship order needs to be established a priori. In the current era of team science, with its focus on the acceleration of personalized care, many people are needed to answer comprehensive research questions. This article explores how a large number of authors can contribute meaningfully to team science articles.

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