South Korean Academic Misconduct

179 professors indicted in research publishing scam

By Unsoo Jung – in University World News

In an unprecedented crackdown on academic misconduct, as many as 179 university professors in South Korea have been indicted 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.


Povl Tiedemann
January 2016

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