3rd ENAI Summer School on Academic Integrity
The 3rd Summer School on Academic Integrity was held at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Informatics at the University of Maribor in Slovenia from the 21st to the 25th of August.
Summer School was part of the Erasmus+ project Facing Academic Integrity Threats (FAITH ) framework. For more information on the Summer School, please visit http://enai-summerschool2023.um.si/ . This website will also be used for posting presentations and videos of lectures and workshops. The main topics covered were research integrity, data management, academic and research integrity breaches, plagiarism, contract cheating, academic writing, ethical publishing and dissemination, academic integrity policies, and academic integrity in using artificial intelligence tools.
On Monday, 21st August, the Summer School focused on using AI tools in relation to academic integrity. On Tuesday, 22nd August, topics related to plagiarism, contract cheating (writing of assignments for students or writing of papers by researchers by third parties), and a portal for victims of academic integrity violations were presented. On Wednesday, 23rd August, the lecturers presented how to implement an appropriate academic and research integrity policy. On Thursday, 24th August, the Summer School participants learned about ethical publication and dissemination of research results and academic writing that aligns with the principles of academic integrity. On Friday, 25th August, they learned how to answer research ethics and data management questions. On Wednesday, 23rd August, the lecturers and students visited the Institute of Information Science. The focus of their visit was on the presentation of the Vega supercomputer, the largest supercomputer in Slovenia.
The summer school was attended by 18 Czech Republic, Georgia, Turkey, and Slovenia students. The Summer School was lectured by 12 lecturers from the UK, the Czech Republic, Germany, Turkey, and Slovenia. Two members of the FAITH project from Portugal also active participate in the Summer School. There were also 83 registered virtual participants (41 from Slovenia, nine from Ukraine, eight from Georgia, six from Kazakhstan, six from Oman, three from Latvia, three from Canada, two from Romania, one from Angola, one from Egypt, one from Ireland, one from India, and one from the UK) who listened to lectures and workshops via videoconference.