China’s Universities Struggle With Academic Plagiarism – Benjamin Robertson

From VOA:

China has invested billions of dollars in recent years to create world-class universities, but there are fears the effort is being undermined by a series of high-profile academic scandals.

In April, a department dean at Tongji Universitywas demoted for falsifying his resume. Just one month before, the assistant dean of prestigious Tsinghua Universitymedical school was dismissed after taking credit for someone else’s research paper.[full text]


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