Academic integrity week explains plagiarism and calls for ethical behaviour

15th of October

October 21 is the Global Ethics Day and International Day of Action against Contract Cheating. Riga Technical University engages in Academic Integrity Week and invites students and teachers during the Academic integrity week to discuss plagiarism and ethical behaviour in academic environment.

Foreign students are especially welcomed to join the online seminar «Academic Integrity: How It Works @ RTU» on October 20 at 14:30. Director of the Study Department Ilze Birzniece will present the RTU principles in the field of academic integrity and help to understand how to avoid academic misconduct.

Registration for this seminar.

Academic staff and students are invited to participate at webinars organized by the European Network of Academic Integrity, a member of which is RTU.

  • Monday October 19 13:00 Student Role in Raising the Right Kind of Awareness for Integrity and Against Contract Cheating
  • Tuesday October 20 13:00: Where is the borderline of plagiarism?
  • Thursday October 22 13:00: The COVID-19 Teacher Qualifications – promoting academic integrity for teaching and learning during the pandemic
  • Friday October 23 13:00: Building your own ethical behaviours in medical research More details and registration for these webinars

Another event on October 21 is the e-presentation of the issue Glossary for Academic Integrity and General Guidelines for Academic Integrity in Latvian. This book is an extended result of the project «European Network for Academic Integrity» output, funded under Erasmus Plus, Strategic Partnerships (agreement No. 016-1- CZ01-KA203-023949). Book is available as a hard-copy in our Book store in Ķīpsala and an e-book. Glossary for Academic Integrity in English is available here.

Throughout the week, academic integrity related activities held by RTU student parliament are also taking place in social networks. Follow and help fight against contract cheating and plagiarism!

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