Rigour, respect and responsibility: A universal ethical code for scientists
Rigour, honesty and integrity
*Act with skill and care in all scientific work. Maintain up to date skills and assist their development in others.
*Take steps to prevent corrupt practices and professional misconduct. Declare conflicts of interest.
*Be alert to the ways in which research derives from and affects the work of other people, and respect the rights and reputations of others.
Responsible communication: listening and informing
*Seek to discuss the issues that science raises for society. Listen to the aspirations and concerns of others.
*Do not knowingly mislead, or allow others to be misled, about scientific matters. Present and review scientific evidence, theory or interpretation honestly and accurately.