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  • Newspaper

    The whiff of plagiarism again hits German elite

    Germany

    Christopher F. Schuetze - New York Times

    Weeks after Germany's defense minister was forced to resign in a plagiarism scandal, three German universities say they are investigating similar complaints about the academic work of three figures from the country's political sphere.

  • Newspaper

    Plagiarism MEP loses second post

    Germany

    Michael Gardner - University World News

    A member of the European Parliament has bowed to pressure from Germany's major higher education and research organisations and stepped down from her new post in the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, following plagiarism accusations.

  • Newspaper

    Another minister faces plagiarism claims

    Germany

    Michael Gardner - University World News

    Yet another senior German politician is the focus of questions about his doctoral thesis. Lower Saxony's Minister of Cultural Affairs is alleged to have quoted incorrectly several sources in his dissertation, creating the impression that he originated more of the content than was actually the case.

  • Anti-corruption and integrity in German development policy: a strategy

    The present paper highlights the central role of anti-corruption in German development policy, and supersedes the BMZ Position Paper entitled “Fighting Corruption in German Development Cooperation”, which was published in 2002. The paper is a...

    Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany)

    Bonn, BMZ, 2012

  • Results of the plagiarism setection system test 2013

    Can software automatically detect plagiarism? Many companies sell software that suggests just that. Prof. Dr. Debora Weber-Wulff, professor for media and computing at the HTW Berlin, has previously conducted six tests of plagiarism detection systems...

    Weber-Wulff, Debora

    2013

  • Plagiarism across Europe and beyond: conference proceedings 2013

    The international conference Plagiarism across Europe and Beyond aims to be a forum for sharing best practices and experience with addressing academic integrity issues. Academic integrity is becoming more and more important topic in higher education...

    European Commission

    Brno (Czech Republic), MENDELU Publishing Centre, 2013

  • Newspaper

    Education minister stripped of doctoral title

    Germany

    Michael Gardner - University World News

    The University of Düsseldorf has withdrawn the doctoral title of Germany's Minister of Education and Research, claiming that she lifted material for her thesis. While the Minister is seeking to contest the university's verdict, the opposition in parliament has called for her resignation. A Bonn academic and law expert has claimed that the case may have damaged higher education as a whole in Germany.

  • Newspaper

    Academics support plagiarism whistleblower petition

    Germany

    Michael Gardner - University World News

    More than 600 academics in Germany have signed a petition demanding that cases of plagiarism and data manipulation be settled in discourses at subject level. The campaign is critical of a move by the German Rectors' Conference to have such issues treated confidentially in university committ

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