Swinburne U announces research conduct investigation

Journal publisher Sage announces it has retracted 22 articles with numerous authors published in the International Journal of Damage Mechanics and Journal of Composite Materials

Sage states the articles, “contain significant overlap with previously published articles by at least one of the authors.”

Swinburne University issued a statement yesterday; “an investigation involving a Swinburne researcher is ongoing in line with university policies and procedures for responsible conduct of research. We cannot offer further comment on these allegations until that investigation has concluded and outcomes determined. Swinburne is committed to upholding research integrity and takes allegations of self-plagiarism seriously.”


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