02 novembre 2018

Ethical Quandaries for Higher Education

If we cancel academic engagement with a country when we are shocked by something the government has done, then we cede international relations to economic, political and military interests. More...

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31 octobre 2018

Ethical College Admissions: Showdown on Affirmative Action

HomeToday is the opening day of the much-anticipated court challenge to Harvard’s treatment of Asian American applicants in its admissions process. Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College et al. goes to trial this morning in U.S. District Court in Boston, nearly four years after it was originally filed. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Applying to Service Academies

HomeOne of the few things Democrats and Republicans in Washington agree on is that bipartisanship no longer exists. Of course, they have different answers about who deserves the blame for that. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Football as Enrollment Management

HomeIn Division III, game outcomes may matter less than the enrollment of male students, writes Jim Jump. More...

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24 octobre 2018

Intégrité scientifique dans les métiers de la recherche

Logo FUNCette formation a été suivie par les doctorants de l’Université de Bordeaux depuis 2017 et déployée en 2018 à Aix-Marseille Université, au Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle et à AgroParisTech. La présente version intègre des modifications suite aux retours des doctorant.e.s. Parmi les 369 doctorant.e.s de Bordeaux et Aix-Marseille ayant répondu au questionnaire d'évaluation de la formation 2018, 85% l'ont jugée utile et 89% estiment avoir acquis des connaissances nouvelles. Plus...

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Research integrity in scientific professions

Logo FUNThe objective of this training is to disseminate a culture of research integrity within institutions. Rather than passing on knowledge (this is not a learning process), it is a matter of raising awareness of the various issues associated with research integrity and encouraging a critical approach by proposing the basic elements necessary to understand and support the requirements of research integrity. Plus...

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15 octobre 2018

Nonprofit Groups to Consider New 'Code of Ethics'

Nonprofit Groups to Consider New 'Code of Ethics'
In this era when the ethics of our political and corporate leaders are, at best, questionable, it seems odd to read that non-profits ought to "be held to the same standard." Obviously the managers of non-profits, including universities, ought to behave in an ethical manner, but we should aim for a higher standard. More...

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09 octobre 2018

Does the university system encourage dishonesty?

By Igor Chirikov and Evgeniia Shmeleva. One of the biggest challenges for the Russian higher education system is to combat academic dishonesty among students. In 2014, almost half of the students at Russia’s most selective universities indicated that they cheated in exams. Furthermore, international comparative studies show that Russian students are more tolerant of academic dishonesty than students from other countries. More...

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28 septembre 2018

Ethics dumping: the exploitative side of academic research

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA new EU code makes equitable partnerships in resource-poor settings a condition for funding. More...

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23 septembre 2018

Ethical College Admissions: Test Recycling

HomeThe greatest threat to the SAT is test security, writes Jim Jump. More...

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