In recognition of its commitment to and effective implementation of its anti-plagiarism policy, NUST has been awarded Academic Integrity Award from Turnitin, a software designed to address plagiarism (copy and paste culture) and develop writing skills among researchers.
The concerted efforts of the University’s Research Directorate for proper integration of Turnitin with Learning Management System (LMS) have been instrumental in securing this prestigious award.
The commitment shown by NUST for implementation of Turnitin to eradicate plagiarism and promote integrity has been acknowledged internationally through this award. It is indeed a recognition of consistent efforts by NUST towards implementing of its anti-plagiarism policy and eradicating malpractices in scholarly work.
Turnitin is a product of iparadigms LLC, USA, and is subscribed with more than 100 institutions in Pakistan for developing writing skills of the students, scholars and faculty members.
Turnitin is a global leader in evaluating and improving student writing. The company’s cloud-based service for originality checking, online grading and peer review saves instructors’ time and provides rich feedback to students. One of the most widely distributed educational applications in the world, Turnitin and Ephorus is used by more than 15,000 institutions in 140 countries to manage the submission, tracking and evaluation of scholarly work online.
NUST is the only university from Pakistan to be selected for this award.
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