Dr Srđan Korać, Senior Research Fellow and IIPE Deputy Director, organised a session within the Doctoral Seminar for research assistants and research associates employed at the Institute. In accordance with the objectives of the IIPE Programme for the Development of Junior Researchers for the period 2020–2025, this session of the Doctoral Seminar was aimed at providing junior researchers with a more detailed perspective on relevant international professional and ethical standards regarding publishing results of the research and scientific/academic publishing. The interactive part of the seminar was centred around the content of international standards and the identified obstacles in their implementation in the Serbian scholar community.