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CSU to co-host workshop on preventing plagiarism

April 15, 2013

One wrong citation and you're a plagiarist. How to prevent it? Colorado State University and its university partners in Wyoming and Colorado will co-host a one-day workshop on May 8 on preventing plagiarism in research and academia.

CSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research, through its Research Integrity and Compliance Review Office, known as RICRO, will host the event from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Lory Student Center North Ballroom on CSU’s Fort Collins campus.

Registration required

The forum is free and open to the public, but registration is required by May 1.

Among the featured speakers are:

  • Scott J. Moore, Investigative Scientist, National Science Foundation Office of the Inspector General, who will talk about “To Cite or Not to Cite: The Plagiarist's Dilemma.”
  • John E. Dahlberg, Director of Investigative Oversight, HHS Office of Research Integrity, on how his office handles the complex issues associated with plagiarism.

The workshop will also include panel discussions on plagiarism from the perspectives of scientific journal editors, research integrity officers, and teachers/instructors of writing.

The workshop is sponsored by Colorado State University, University of Wyoming, University of Northern Colorado, University of Colorado-Denver, University of Colorado-Boulder, Colorado State University, Pueblo, The Institute of Learning and Teaching at CSU and the CSU Graduate School.

Contact: Emily Wilmsen
Phone: (970) 491-2336