Plagiarism

A refreshing yet saddening account of plagiarism was written about in the Financial Times: Plagiarism is more than an academic matter. The case of a well-known ‘hot-shot’ journalist was revealed by a blogger ten days ago. At the time of the FT article, the journalist in question was suspended from duty, however has apparently been […]

Careers of doctorate holders

“Holders of doctorate degrees or other research qualifications are crucial to the creation, commercialization and dissemination of knowledge and to innovation. Until now, however, there has been little information about their careers and labour market mobility.” Careers of dctorate holders – Statistics Explained Some interesting picks: “The share of inactive doctorate holders varies between the […]

Grand challenge: from Staff to Visitor and other stories

What are the grand challenges in our lives? For some it is the immediate future: get through this week, this cold or until next payroll. Or maybe until  the next holiday.. The list goes on. However, I was never that sort of a person.  I have always been a conscientious planner. My mother tells me […]