Conference boycott urged over ‘plagiarist’ chair

Croatia“A group of academics are urging a boycott of a forthcoming conference in Croatia after it emerged that the chair has a proven history of scientific misconduct. The group, led by Harvey Marcovitch, the former chairman of the Committee on Publication Ethics (Cope) – which represents about 5,000 journal editors – last week wrote to all 44 of the non-Croatian speakers due to take part in the fifth annual meeting of the International Academy of Perinatal Medicine …” (more)

[Zoë Corbyn, Times Higher Education, 7 September]

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