The number of South Korean academics accused of naming children as co-authors on research manuscripts continues to grow.
in the future, nobody with h-index less than 15 gets into Stanford
More South Korean academics caught naming their kids as co-authors. The practice was probably used to improve the children’s chances of securing a university place.
PhD programs today: "Yea, so we need to see that you've published and presented at conferences in undergrad to be admitted." PhD programs in five years: "But, like, did you even publish in high school?"
The number of South Korean academics accused of naming children as co-authors on research manuscripts continues to grow.
You used to be able to get a faculty position with just a couple publications. Nowadays, having papers helps get into grad school. But using them as an edge to get into college? What's next, kindergarten placement based on h-index?
Is anyone adding their kids as authors on scientific publications?
Worried US parents: let's pay someone in a criminal scheme to inflate our children's admissions test scores Worried Korean parents: Hold my soju
More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors
More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors
More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors The practice was probably used to improve the children’s chances of securing a university place. 🔥Wonder how common is this in the US and other countries? #Somedocs #Medtwitter
My dad waited until I already had a Stanford PhD. Thanks for nothing, pops.
More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors
More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors
❝The ministry identified 794 publications with child co-authors, of which the ministry found that 24 papers had unjustified authorship❞ uh that's a lot of justified authorship?🤨
Gives honorary authorship a new meaning. Fault is not just with the parent-authors; co-authors should not be signing off on this either.
tl;dr: South Korea's college admissions scandal -- academic parents faking co-authorship of research papers with their high schoolers -- is different from the US admissions scandal. More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors
What a grand idea: Academics in #SouthKorea list their kids as coauthors, thereby improving their chances of securing a place at a good university. My next article will have 3 additional F2 coauthors, Lilla (6 yrs old) & twins Awdrey & Sophia (almost 2).
More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors
More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors
More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors
Oh, what parents will do for their kids. Forget Varsity Blues; what about children as co-authors?
A system gone crazy: More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors
More academics caught naming kids as co-authors
More South Korean academics caught naming kids as co-authors