ACTIVISTS OF THE SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY OF STUDENTS, ASSISTANTS, DOCTORANTS, AND YOUNG SCIENTISTS HAVE PARTICIPATED IN THE OPEN DISCUSSION “ACADEMIC INTEGRITY AND PLAGIARISM: CUI PRODEST?”

On November 23, 2018 the activists of the Scientific Society of students, postgraduates, doctoral students and young scientists of KNUTE participated in an open discussion on “Academic integrity and plagiarism: cui prodest?”, held at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy with the support of the Sector Reform Program Justice Department “New Justice” of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

During the discussion, there was a deliberation and exchange of experience of the best world and domestic practices for building a system of academic integrity at the universities.

Speeches were delivered by:

Head of the Sector of Library Services T. and O. Antonovich Chukanov S. O. , who acquainted with the content of the academic module “Academic Integrity”;

Professor of Washington School of Law and Lee Thomas H. Speedy Rice, together with students: Frank Bozzi, Stefani Evans, Diane Gremillion, Elizabeth Nugent, Countney Wolf – explained American experience in building academic accountability, characterized academic fraud detection tools, highlighted key stages of the investigation, as well as the consequences of non-compliance of the rules of the Code of Integrity.

Students of the Faculty of International Trade and Law of KNUTE, Elvina Shakhbazova and Yana Vashko, unveiled the experience of Ukraine in developing a system of observance to the standards of academic integrity and noted the active participation of the Scientific Society and Student Self-Government bodies of the Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics in this process.

The event was attended by representatives of the School of Law of Washington and Lee (Lexington, Virginia), NaUKMA, Igor Sikorsky KPI and members of the Scientific Society KNUTE: Yuriy Baranyuk (FFBS), Nikita Sakevich (FEMP), Anastasiya Kovaleva (FOAIS), Viktoriya Rumyantseva (FFBS), Vladislav Lopuga (FOAIS), Lyudmila Boyko (FEMP), Mark Vorontsov (FMTP) joined the discussion.