We are delighted to announce that Dr. Norman Meuschke was awarded this year’s Airbus Research Award ‘Claude Dornier’ for his outstanding research achievements during his Ph.D. research. The award ceremony took place on July 14th, 2022, at the University of Konstanz. Norman defended his Ph.D. thesis titled “Analyzing Non-Textual Content Elements to Detect Academic Plagiarism” summa cum laude on March [...]
The regional TV station WDR reports on our plagiarism detection research and our system HyPlag. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8Xx5ZWDkbM
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) describes how our research on novel plagiarism detection methods and blockchain-backed decentralized trusted timestamping facilitates combating plagiarism and other forms of academic misconduct. Read the article on the FAZ website or here (click on the article to enlarge):
Editorial for the KlarText Award reports on our research on plagiarism detection and trusted timestamping
The KlarText Award recognizes excellent achievements in understandably communicating scientific findings to a general audience. The editorial for the KlarText Award 2020 discusses the longstanding problem of plagiarism and fraud in academia and presents our research on plagiarism detection and decentralized trusted timestamping as promising steps towards a solution. Read the article (in German): Online | as a PDF
We are happy to announce that the DFG (German Research Foundation), has awarded our group a research grant for our project: “Analyzing Mathematics to Detect Disguised Academic Plagiarism”. The total funding sum of 633,000 Euro will be made available over a 3-year period to both Bela Gipp’s DKE Group at the University of Wuppertal and to Dr. Moritz Schubotz, a former DKE group member, now working [...]
The Westdeutsche Zeitung interviewed our group member Norman Meuschke about HyPlag and our other efforts to aid in the prevention and detection of academic plagiarism. Read the report (in German).
A news post (in German) featured on the main page of the University of Wuppertal’s website reports on our plagiarism detection research as part of the HyPlag project.