Revoke PhDs for misconduct


However nerve-wracking it may be, most PhD students pass their final viva exam, in which examiners dissect and challenge their work. Once that ordeal is out of the way, the quality and integrity of a PhD thesis is rarely revisited. But I argue that in cases of plagiarism, or other research misconduct, doctoral degrees should be revoked more often than they currently are. The full article was published by Research Europe.


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