In recent months, a spirited debate about COVID-19 pandemic control strategy has emerged online, but is actively being suppressed through post deletion and other censorship, intimidation, personal attacks, and retaliation for...
Mar 6, 2019
Over the past several months, dozens of Chinese Twitter users within China have reportedly been...
Oct 31, 2012
At The New York Times’ The Lede blog, David Barboza answered readers’ questions about his recent investigation into the wealth of Wen Jiabao’s family, discussing the article’s origins, timing and sources:...
Aug 4, 2011
A three-part series by Louisa Lim at NPR explores China’s quest for scientific prestige. Frequently, it emerges, this is marked by impressive but superficial figures such as raw numbers of papers published, rather than...
Jul 29, 2010
Susan D. Blum, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, writes on changing standards of academic conduct in China for The China Beat: China is in the midst of a great upheaval in terms of higher education and...
Jul 15, 2010
Two recent scandals in China have generated heated debates online about integrity and honesty in both academia and the corporate world. First, former chairman of Microsoft China, Tang Jun, has been under fire for allegedly lying...
Apr 15, 2010
From AP: When professors in China need to author research papers to get promoted, many turn to people like Lu Keqian. Working on his laptop in a cramped spare bedroom, the former schoolteacher ghostwrites for professors,...
Jan 22, 2010
The journal Nature has an article about academic pressures and misconduct in China. Only the first paragraph is available without subscription on the Nature website: The latest in a string of high-profile academic fraud cases in...
Nov 2, 2009
With corruption in the Chinese education system in the news following the dismissal of the Minister of Education, Times Higher Education last week published a prescient article about the state of Chinese universities: From a...
Dec 29, 2007
From Yale Daily News: A Yale biology professor who taught at Peking University this fall as part of a joint program between the two schools has accused the Chinese school of turning a blind eye toward plagiarism, raising questions about the academic integrity of an institution that is a central partner in Yale’s internationalization efforts. […]
Dec 20, 2007
From China’s Scientific & Academic Integrity Watch: Professor Stephen Stearns of Yale has spent this Fall at Peking University teaching two undergraduate courses on evolution. The school, also affectionately known as...
Dec 20, 2007
From China’s Scientific & Academic Integrity Watch: Professor Stephen Stearns of Yale has spent this Fall at Peking University teaching two undergraduate courses on evolution. The school, also affectionately known as Beida, is one of the most prestigious universities in China. Today, a letter by him is circulating the school’s BBS and a few other […]
Jun 21, 2007
From Keralanext.com: Two Chinese professors have been punished for plagiarism in their published papers, with the circulation of a notice of reproval. Beijing Times reported that the Regulatory Commission of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) issued a notice of criticism Wednesday for professors Ai Yong, from Wuhan University and Zhang Lianshun, from the […]
Jan 3, 2006
From the Guardian: A Chinese professor adopted as the intellectual poster boy of the Communist party has come under fire for plagiarising the work of a dissident jailed by the government in the early 1990s. Zhou Ye Zhong, a professor at Wuhan University, is credited with much of the inspiration behind the current leadership’s new […]
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