Advanced Certificate Course on Plagiarism


When we are involved in the process of research and publications. Plagiarism is major concern for all of us. It can create a lot of problems for you at any stage of your life. There may be serious consequences of it like:

1. Retraction of papers

2.Legal action may be taken against you

3. your increments and promotions may be stopped.

4. Spoilage of your image

5. Your PhD thesis may get rejected

6. And lot more no matter whether you have done it intentionally or unintentionally.

What will you learn

  • Academic integrity & plagiarism concept (values/ethics practical aspects)
  • Do’s and don’t in research execution
  • Academic misconduct/redundant or salami publications
  • Why plagiarism is important/examples/case studies.
  • Detection of plagiarism – Different software (free /subscription based/hands-on demonstration).
  • Avoidance of plagiarism – different techniques/Do’s and Don’ts of avoiding plagiarism.

Language: English

How to download course certificate: Watch Video

Topics for this course

13 Lessons03h 44m 57s

Chapter 1: Ethics In Research & Basics of Plagiarism

Part 1: Ethics In Research00:31:51
Part 2: Types of Plagiarism & Its Consequences00:33:44
Part 3: Q & A00:08:12
Quiz: Chapter 1

Chapter 2: Detecting & Avoiding Plagiarism

OER, Creative Commons, Avoiding Text & Image Plagiarism

About the instructor

Professional Qualifications: M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutics), MBA (Operations Management); Ph. D. (Chemistry and Pharmacy), PDF Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan.

Experience: Total >18 Yrs


  •  Listed in World's top 2 % Scientist of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (by Stanford University research 2020)
  • International Award: Awarded Daiko Foundation Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship and invited by Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan as visiting scientist for Research for FY 2011-12.
  • National award: Received the prestigious Research Award (A National award given in every two year to the 100 teachers for excellence in research from all over the India covering all the subjects) in Pharmacy by UGC, New Delhi for 2016-18.
  • State Award: Young Scientist Award 2007 by Uttarakhand Council of Science & Technology (UCOST).

Associations and Affiliations

Member- The Asian Council of Science Editors.

  • Expert reviewer:  Iceland Research Foundation Iceland.; Israel Science Foundation (ISF) Israel.; Scientific Expert (REPRISE) for Ministry of Institution and University Research (MIUR), Italy; DST Govt. of India
  • Peer reviewer- Elsevier Books US.
  • Founder Vice President-Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) of Uttarakhand State branch for year 2008-13.
  • Visiting Scientist, Faculty of Pharmacy, Meijo University Nagoya, Japan.
  • University SWAYAM Coordinator, SPOC- NPTEL Local Chapter.
  • Editorial Board Member of various national and International reputed journals.
  • Peer reviewer for various national and International journals of repute

Invited lectures Delivered: > 200 (OER, Academic writing, Nanoparticle research, Research methodology, Research ethics, Software in research, MOOC, blended/ flipped learning, research proposal writing, academic integrity, plagiarism, pharmaceutical research, industrial pharmacy, Pharm Tech etc.)

  • Funded Research Projects - 11 (More than 2.0 Crore)
  • Completed - 09 (01 international: 08 national from DST, AICTE, UGC)
  • Ongoing - 02 (02 from DAE)
  • M. Pharm Project Supervised - 25 (and 3 ongoing)
  • Ph D    supervised - 02
  • h index 26
  • Completed more than 11 projects from various funding agencies including DST,AICTE,UGC-DAE CSR and UGC and from abroad.
  • Papers - 81 (38 International, 43 National)
  • Citations >2000); total impact >90
  • Scientific Abstracts - 74 (14 International, 60 National)
  • Presented - 27 (05 International, 22 National)
  • Chapter in Book - 02 (01 International, 01 National) Books - 6 published and 05 In Press
  • Patents - 02
  • MOOCs (SWAYAM Online Course) - 02 completed (Academic Writing & Industrial pharmacy) With more than 38000 plus learners.
  • Course Coordinator - India’s Most Popular Course Academic Writing.
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19 Courses

2858 students


Material Includes

  • 12 Learning Videos
  • 3 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate

Enrolment validity: 10 days

Target Audience

  • Post Graduates
  • PhD/Research Scholars
  • Faculty members of all disciplines
  • Anyone in Research and Publications.

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