TARG Research member identifies plagiarism in PhD thesis

Aug – sep 2016

As chairman of the evaluation committee for a Phd-thesis Professor Øvergård discovered numerous instances of plagiarism in a doctoral thesis at the University of Stavanger (UiS) in Norway.

The plagiarism case have received lot of attention from news agencies in Norway.


To read more about the case in detail – please click the links below (In Norwegian).

Ønsker fokus på ph.d.-plagiat


Professor avslørte plagiat i doktorgrad


Plagiatsaken til ekstern komité (statement from the University of Stavanger)