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Another retraction from University of Waterloo, this time for duplication

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Canada’s University of Waterloo is racking up the retractions, with one in July for plagiarism, another earlier this month for faked data from a graduate student who had her master’s degree revoked, and now a third for duplication.

Here’s the notice, for “The influence of friends, family, and older peers on smoking among elementary school students: Low-risk students in high-risk schools,” which appeared in Preventive Medicine in March 2006: Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by ivanoransky

November 16, 2012 at 9:30 am

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