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What Is Plagiarism And How To Avoid It? How To Prevent Plagiarism?
Upskill A scholarly learning platform with the largest collection of researcher-focused programs developed by top academic experts.
Learn how to incorporate previously published work in your writing ethically with practical tips, detailed descriptions, and easy techniques that help you understand, detect and fix possible instances of plagiarism in your research work.
What you learn
The different types of plagiarism in research
Understand the reasons behind plagiarism
Discover key methods to avoid plagiarism
The do’s and don’ts when paraphrasing
All authors need to rely on secondary information besides their own findings, and it is easy to blur the lines of sanctity without intending to. The slightest misstep may inadvertently lead to plagiarism, which in the field of scientific research is a serious concern. So what if you want to cite another researcher's work in your own paper? Is there a way to incorporate previously published work into your own writing without being accused of plagiarism?
Through this program, you will learn about the different types of plagiarism, intentional and unintentional, and understand how critical it is to clearly distinguish between your own ideas and the borrowed ideas on which your research conclusions may be based. You will also get expert tips and practical techniques to help you organize and synthesize data, acknowledge references, add the correct citations, and judiciously paraphrase your interpretations based on borrowed data to avoid plagiarism.
Dr. Christina Cho, Cancer biologist, Freelance scientific and medical writer Christina Cho, PhD is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, and is investigating the molecular mechanisms driving the development and progression of colorectal and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas. She’s spent the last ten years working in academic research, developing a range of skills that will help her lead a research laboratory. Her skills include the ability to independently develop and execute experiments, lead research projects, teach and train junior postdocs and students, write manuscripts and grants, and give oral presentations in both intramural and extramural conferences.