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Croatia’s Science Minister Rejects Call to Resign Amid Plagiarism Scandal

January 18, 2017

(Nature) – In a plagiarism scandal in Croatia, the country’s highest-level research ethics committee is clashing with its science minister — who says he won’t step down after the committee found he had copied another scholar’s work. Scientists say the case raises questions about academic integrity at the top of a research system that is already riven with misconduct allegations.

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