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Updated: Ohio State revokes PhD of co-author of now-retracted paper on shooter video games – Retraction Watch (Ivan Oransky | August 2017)

 


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[This post, which at 1200 UTC 8/25/17 originally reported on the then-upcoming vote, has been updated at 1800 UTC 8/25/17 to include the results of the vote.]

While a US case this is a situation where a PhD might be revoked so we thought it of interest to the AHRECS community

A researcher who co-authored a paper about video games that was retracted earlier this year has had her PhD from The Ohio State University revoked.
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As WOSU reported this afternoon, the vote today of the university’s Board of Trustees was unanimous. The scheduled vote on whether to revoke Jodi Whitaker’s degree was first reported yesterday by The Columbus Dispatch.
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