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  • Favor reciprocation theory in education: new corruption typology

    Embedded in a systemic and chronic process, corruption in education is a pervasive element that exacerbates developing countries' efforts to educate their citizens. Understanding the cumulative impact rests upon exposing key features of educational...

    Sabic-El-Rayess, Amra, Mansur, Naheed Natasha

    2016

  • Favor reciprocation theory in education: new corruption typology

    Embedded in a systemic and chronic process, corruption in education is a pervasive element that exacerbates developing countries’ efforts to educate their citizens. Understanding the cumulative impact rests upon exposing key features of educational...

    Sabic-El-Rayess, Amra; Mansur, Naheed Natasha

    2016

  • The Scourge of fraud and corruption in higher education

    As evidenced by recently published articles, corruption has severely infected higher education worldwide. Through a global scan, this article first surveys examples of corruption in higher education in a few countries. It then looks at some actions...

    Mohamedbhai, Goolam

    2016

  • The global challenge of academic integrity

    Corruption in higher education affects the developed and the developing world equally, even if the motivation and the actors are different.The author focusses her attention exclusively on academic misconduct, given its ubiquity in higher education...

    Denisova-Schmidt, Elena

    2016

  • The scourge of fraud and corruption in higher education

    Corruption in higher education affects the developed and the developing world equally, even if the motivation and the actors are different. Through a global scan, this article first surveys examples of corruption in higher education in a few...

    Mohamedbhai, Goolam

    2016

  • Newspaper

    UK universities in ‘plagiarism epidemic’ as almost 50,000 students caught cheating over last 3 years

    UK

    Press

    Aftab Ali - Independant

    Britain’s universities are said to be in the midst of a “plagiarism epidemic” after an investigation by The Times newspaper revealed how almost 50,000 students were caught cheating in the last three years. The newspaper also found international students - from outside the European Union - to be the worst offenders, coming out as being more than four times as likely to cheat in exams and coursework, according to data obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.

  • Newspaper

    Sharp rise in Brazilian paper retractions

    Brazil

    Press

    Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade - SciDev.net

    Cases of scientific malpractice in Brazil increased significantly between 2009 and 2012, according to a study looking at article retraction in scientific journals. The paper looked at retracted research articles in two major Latin American and Caribbean databases. Out of 2,000 articles from around the world published in the databases between 2009 and 2014, 31 were later pulled back, including 25 articles from Brazil. The study, published in Science and Engineering Ethics, says that this could threaten the country’s growing popularity as a research partner.

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