4th International Conference
Plagiarism across Europe
and Beyond 2018

9th-11th May 2018
Ephesus, Turkey

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‘Fostering academic integrity through consistent and transparent approaches’

ENAI Awards

A limited number of ENAI Awards (for 3 delegates) will be available for those who are unable to participate in the conference without financial support. ENAI especially welcomes applicants from countries that have not previously been represented at Plagiarism across Europe and beyond Conferences. Awards cover the cost of registration including a three-day stay in a single room at the conference hotel. An additional amount of €250 will also be provided for each award winner to contribute to their travel expenses. An ENAI Award Certificate will be presented to the successful applicants.

The conference organising committee will consider the academic merit of the applicant in addition to the financial situation when selecting Award winners. The identities of the applicants will be kept confidential and only the names of winners will be announced publicly on the conference website. Please see the Evaluation Rubric below for details of the selection criteria. To ensure transparency in the selection of the winners, all the applicants will be emailed individually by January 1, 2018 regarding their scores based on the Evaluation Rubric.

ENAI Award Evaluation Rubric
Selection CriteriaScoresWeights
Merit and relevance of the proposed contribution(s) to the conference themes (Refers to the ‘Abstract’.). 0123450.250
Motivational strength of the applicant (Refers to the ‘Motivation’ section in the letter of application.). 0123450.125
Background and research profile of the applicant (Refers to the ‘CV’ and ‘Letter of support’.). 0123450.125
Financial status of the country according to United Nations report (The UN report will be retrieved by the ENAI Board.). 0123450.125
Official financial statement and availability of institutional support (Refers to the ‘Institutional financial statement’). 0123450.125
Possibility of spreading ENAI’s message (Refers to the ‘ENAI dissemination’ section in the letter of application.). 0123450.250

Applicants for the awards must include with their application at least one proposal for a contribution to the conference, which may be a research paper, synopsis, poster, workshop or working paper. Participants from the 12 institutions that were involved in the establishment of the European Network for Academic Integrity as partners of the related Erasmus+ project are not eligible to apply for an ENAI Award. Please click here to check the list of ENAI founder institutions. The applicants must provide the following information in a single pdf document:

  • The abstract(s) of the proposal(s) to be presented at the conference.
  • A letter of application explaining:
    • The applicant’s motivation to participate in the conference.
    • The financial situation of the applicant and justification for why the applicant cannot attend without financial support. Please add supporting evidence, for example an official financial statement from your university/institution, or a letter signed by a supervisor (e.g., Head of Department, Dean, Rector) explaining institutional policy about available funding to attend an international conference.
    • The predicted budget plan with details of travel expenses (Please note that the award covers the cost of registration including a three-day stay in a single room at the conference hotel and travel expenses up to €250. The travel fund will be paid during the conference.).
    • The applicant’s proposed post-conference contributions to the dissemination of ENAI activities in their own region.
  • A CV detailing the applicant’s research profile including, but not limited to, the background regarding education, employment, professional memberships, and publications.
  • A letter of support explaining the applicant’s academic qualifications by an academic from an ENAI affiliate association or by a senior colleague (e.g., Supervisor, Head of Department, Dean) from a non-ENAI affiliate association.

All applications must be emailed to conference@plagiarism.cz with an attached pdf document (merged single file) containing the aforementioned information during the first call for proposals, to arrive no later than November 30, 2017. Announcement of the award winners will be made by January 1, 2018. Therefore, those who wish to apply for the awards are encouraged to submit their abstracts at the first call for proposals. For further queries, please send an email to Salim Razı (salimrazi@gmail.com).

Winners

Ivana Hebrang Grgić

Ivana Hebrang Grgić is assistant professor and head of Book and Publishing Section at the Department of Information and Communication Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Her main research interests are scientific communication and publishing. She authored two books about scientific communication. She is editor of book Croatian scientific journals and book Openness in science and higher education. She is president of Committee on Publishing Activities of Croatian Library Association, Editor-in-Chief of Croatian Librarianship Series and member of editorial board of Hrcak, platform of Croatian scientific journals.


Tika Ram Pokhrel

Mr Tika Ram Pokhrel is an Assistant Professor of Education at Kathmandu University School of Education, Nepal. He has been teaching to graduate students for more than a decade. Academic integrity is one of his areas of interest. Integrity in Education, Management and Leadership is one of the courses he developed and has been delivering since 2015 at the university for the Master level students in Leadership and Management program. He initiated to establish an Integrity Club of students at Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED) known as KUSOED Integrity Alliance. He worked as a Principal Investigator in the BITA Project: Building Integrity through KUSOED Integrity Alliance funded by Integrity Action. He has also been working as a member of Central Level Advisory Committee at Campion for Human Rights and Social Transformation Nepal (CAHURAST) in the SHINE project: Students acting for Honesty, Integrity and Equality. His mission is to contribute smaller to bring big difference in quality education by scholarly engaging in the world of quality, productivity and integrity.


Shamima Parvin Lasker

Shamima Parvin Lasker, PhD (USA), EMMB (Europe), MPH (USA), MPhil (BD), MSc (BD) is an Anatomist, Bioethicist and Journal Editor. Of her 29 years of teaching career, she has been working as Professor and Head of Anatomy since 2007 in Bangladesh. She is also the Visiting Professor of Clinical Anatomy, Dentistry and Bioethics, AUSN, USA. Prof Shamima has been occupying herself in Journal editorial system nationally and internationally from 2001. She is the treasurer of WAME for the year of 2017-2019 and also served WAME as Director between 2012 and 2014. She is the Co-Chair, Ethics and Publication Policy Committee, APAME for 2016 to 2018. She is also the Vice President of the Bangladeshi Society for Scholarly Journal Editors (BASE).
Shamima worked as a Consultant of bioethics for UNESCO in 2009, and FAO in 2015 respectively. She was the former Vice president (South Asia) Asian Bioethics Association. At the national level Prof Lasker is the Founding Chairman and General Secretary of Bangladesh Bioethics Society. In recognition of her dedicated work and organizing ability to promote the cause of Bioethics in Bangladesh, she has been honored as “Honorary Lifetime Membership” of the UNESCO Asia Pacific School of Ethics in 2009. She is the member of the National Ethics Committee of Bangladesh for two consecutive term (2014-2016 & 2016-2018).
Shamima has seventy (70) peer reviewed articles and has authored many books on Anatomy, Bioethics and Publication Ethics. Her Researcher ID is orcid.org/0000-0002-3484-9526


Punjab Higher Education Commission Awards

Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) will also provide awards to 3 delegates from Pakistan. Please note that this award is valid only for Pakistani delegates. Applicants for the awards must include with their application at least one proposal for a contribution to the conference, which should be a research paper.

Financial Provision:
The Pakistani Solidarity Award covers following:

1 Travel cost (As approved by the PHEC) Rs. 83000
2 Registration fee (includes 3 day stay at the conference hotel; additional 100 USD will be awarded for a night stay before or after the event days) ≈ Rs. 46500 (370 €)
3 Daily living allowance (Half of the daily allowance as per government rules for 4 days)
PHEC grant will be released once the awardees will submit the selection letter by ENAI along with the acceptance letter of their full-length paper which will be published later in conference proceedings (Abstract publication in the book of abstract will also be admissible).

The conference organising committee will consider the academic merit of the applicant when selecting Award winners. The identities of the applicants will be kept confidential and only the names of winners will be announced publicly on the conference website. Please see the Evaluation Rubric below for details of the selection criteria. To ensure transparency in the selection of the winners, all the applicants will be emailed individually by January 1, 2018 regarding their scores based on the Evaluation Rubric.

PHEC Award Evaluation Rubric
Selection CriteriaScoresWeights
Merit and relevance of the proposed contribution(s) to the conference themes (Refers to the ‘Abstract’.). 0123450.250
Motivational strength of the applicant (Refers to the ‘Motivation’ section in the letter of application.). 0123450.125
Background and research profile of the applicant (Refers to the ‘CV’ and ‘Letter of support’.). 0123450.125
Official financial statement and availability of institutional support (Refers to the ‘Institutional financial statement’). 0123450.250
Possibility of spreading ENAI’s message (Refers to the ‘ENAI dissemination’ section in the letter of application.). 0123450.250

Please see the eligibility criteria below. The candidate must be either of the followings:

  1. Faculty Members: Faculty members from public/private sector universities and public colleges of the Punjab. The faculty member includes:
    1. Regular teaching faculty
    2. Distinguished and Meritorious Professors
    3. Hired on contract for at least one year.
  2. Non-teaching Staff: The non-teaching staff of provincially chartered public/private sector universities and public colleges of Punjab. The non-teaching staff should:
    1. Hired on contract who has served at least two years in the same institution and his/her contract is being extendable on at least 6 months basis
    2. Hold at least M.Phil/MS equivalent degree (18-years of education)
  3. Ph.D. Scholars: MS/M.Phil. leading to Ph.D. or Ph.D. scholars registered with provincially chartered local universities of Punjab

The applicants must provide the following information in a single pdf document:

  • Evidence of eligibility for the PHEC Awards. Please see the criteria above.
  • The abstract(s) of the proposal(s) to be presented at the conference.
  • A letter of application explaining:
    • The applicant’s motivation to participate in the conference.
    • The financial situation of the applicant and justification for why the applicant cannot attend without financial support. Please add supporting evidence, for example an official financial statement from your university/institution, or a letter signed by a supervisor (e.g., Head of Department, Dean, Rector) explaining institutional policy about available funding to attend an international conference.
    • The applicant’s proposed post-conference contributions to the dissemination of ENAI activities in their own region.
  • A CV detailing the applicant’s research profile including, but not limited to, the background regarding education, employment, professional memberships, and publications.
  • A letter of support explaining the applicant’s academic qualifications by an academic from an ENAI affiliate association or by a senior colleague (e.g., Supervisor, Head of Department, Dean) from a non-ENAI affiliate association.

All applications must be emailed to conference@plagiarism.cz with an attached pdf document (merged single file) containing the aforementioned information during the first call for proposals, to arrive no later than November 30, 2017. Announcement of the award winners will be made by January 1, 2018. Therefore, those who wish to apply for the awards are encouraged to submit their abstracts at the first call for proposals. For further queries, please send an email to Salim Razı (salimrazi@gmail.com).

Winners

Faiqa Mansoor

Faiqa Mansoor (Dr.) is Deputy Chief Librarian in Punjab University Library, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. She recently received her PhD degree in South Asian Studies from the same university. She explored the role of university libraries in prevention of plagiarism in Pakistan as her PhD research.


Faiqa Mansoor

Professor Dr. Hameeda Mazhar is currently working as Head of Department in Arabic and Director of Quality enhancement Cell, women university Multan. I did my masters from Islamia University Bahawalpur and was awarded gold-medal and Quaid-e-Azam scholarship. Did my MPhil and PhD from Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan. I have been teaching students of Arabic language and literature for 32 years. I am an active user of turnitin. I have attended and conducted workshops on Quality enhancement and plagiarism in Pakistan.


Muhammad Shahbaz

Muhammad Shahbaz (Dr.) earned his PhD Applied Linguistics on dual scholarship from governments of Pakistan and China. In last 12 years, he has taught various ELT and EFL courses in China, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. His research interests include L2 motivation, teacher motivation, language teacher training, assessment and evaluation and academic integrity among learners and teachers in Pakistan. He has published and presented his work at different national and international forums. He is an avid reader and a good athlete.