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  • Newspaper

    University lobbies for retraction of unethical AI study

    Australia

    ABC News - University World News

    Curtin University implicated in unethical research using facial recognition technology to identify Uyghur and Tibetan minorities has lobbied unsuccessfully for the publishers to retract it on several occasions. An internal review of research by a resigned professor at the university found that he breached several ethical codes, including failing to obtain informed consent and approval. The article remains online although Curtin University deputy vice-chancellor has urged the publisher to remove all references to the university.

  • Newspaper

    Delhi University principal accused of plagiarism

    India

    Mohammad Ibrar - The Times of India

    The principal of Zakir Husail Delhi College has been promoted to his current designation through dubious and fraudulent means. To meet the eligibility to the post of principal, he plagiarized his work, copied full papers of other authors without mentioning or giving credit. A letter of complaint signed by several academic council members has sent to University Grants Commission.

  • Newspaper

    Plagiarism: A symptom of a much larger problem in our culture

    Bangladesh

    Namia Akhtar - The Daily Star

    Academic fraud takes place in epic proportions in Bangladesh, from copying music to copying homework and buying readymade thesis. Contract cheating and plagiarism are not only widespread among students, but it is also practiced by some faculty members of Dhaka University. Also, there are many incidents of the student wing of political parties forcing professors to pass them in an exam after submitting a wrong answer script or without even appearing for it.

  • Strengthen integrity and combat corruption in higher education

    News

    A group of officials from Kosovo* participated in a study visit to learn from Switzerland’s experience in promoting integrity in higher education.

  • How to develop successful codes of ethics for higher education institutions?

    News

    IIEP meets young professionals from Georgia, Germany, Moldova and Ukraine at the University Duisburg Essen

  • Blockchain in Education

    Blockchain is an emerging technology, with almost daily announcements on its applicability to everyday life. It is perceived to provide significant opportunities to disrupt traditional products and services due to the distributed, decentralised...

    Grech, Alexander , Camilleri, Anthony F.

    Luxembourg, European Union, 2017

  • Newspaper

    The website that offered 47 million pirated academic papers is back

    USA

    Nikhil Sonnad - Quartz

    In October 2015, a New York district court ruled in favor of the academic publisher Elsevier, which had accused Sci-Hub, a website that offers pirated versions of academic papers, of copyright violation. That decision allowed authorities to take down the site’s domain name, sci-hub.org. Suspending a domain name does not delete a website forever, though, it just prevents visitors from knowing where exactly to find it. It’s trivial enough to relaunch the same site under another domain, as Sci-Hub did.

  • Newspaper

    Cairo University takes aim at unlawful ‘teaching centres’

    Egypt

    Ashraf Khaled - University World News

    Cairo University, Egypt’s biggest state-run academic institution, has initiated an action plan against thriving but unlawful ‘teaching centres’ in its vicinity, accusing them of “undermining the educational process”. The centres, located just outside campus, are accused of pirating academic books, producing sub-standard study guides and holding fee-charging crash courses for students. Academics, whose books have allegedly been pirated by the centres, say their complaints to law-enforcement authorities have not drawn a response.

  • Newspaper

    179 professors indicted in research publishing scam

    Korea R

    Unsoo Jung - University World News

    In an unprecedented crackdown on academic misconduct, as many as 179 university professors from some 110 universities in South Korea were indicted on Monday after an extensive criminal investigation into a huge copyright scam. The professors have been charged with republishing existing textbooks written by others under their own names by modifying the covers with the alleged connivance of the publishing companies.

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