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York's Policy on Academic Honesty » Types of academic misconduct

Types of academic misconduct

The types of conduct that are regarded as offences against standards of academic honesty include:

  • Cheating
  • Impersonation
  • Plagiarism
  • Improper research practices
  • Dishonesty in publication
  • Dissemination of information without permission
  • Abuse of confidentiality
  • Falsification or unauthorized modification of an academic document or record
  • Obstruction of the academic activities of another
  • Aiding and abetting another person in committing a breach of academic honesty

For definitions of these academic offences, please see York's Senate Policy on Academic Honesty.

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