More than 65 participants from different academic institutions from Kerala, Karnataka, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu/Pondicherry attended the online FDP on “Research and Publication Ethics” on 13th February 2021. The FDP, organised by the office of Associate Dean-Research Dr. Deepa Ittimani, gave an overview of the two-credit course mandated by UGC for PhD scholars and guides. Fr.C.Joe Arun, LIBA inaugurated the session. Dr.Deepak Mathivathanan facilitated second session and Dr.Rajalakshmi RamPrakash facilitated the first session and also coordinated the FDP with assistance from Dr.Theophilus Dhyankumar. The FDP sensitized and equipped research scholars and guides on ethical principles of research, areas of research misconduct, understanding research metrics and open access publishing. The participants gave an overwhelming positive feedback and requested more FDPs from LIBA on research topics.