Scientific fraud cases

  • Posted on: 5 December 2016
  • Last updated on: 7 April 2017

Case : Etienne Klein (France)

Fraud type : Plagiarism, Self-plagiarism
Name : Étienne Klein
Position & Institutions : President of the Institute of High Studies for Science and Technology (IHEST)
Researcher at the Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)
Date : 29 November 2016
Cases reported by : Jérôme Dupuis (L'Express)
Seraya Maouche (Ethics & Integrity)
Dominique Leglu (Sciences & Avenir)
Fraud type : Plagiarism
Investigation body : A commissions of investigation set by Thierry Mandon, French Secretary of State for Higher Education and Research (9 December 2016). The Commission is headed by Pr Michel Cosnard, president of The High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES)
Investigation report : Investigation finished and report submitted to Thierry Mandon
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