The team is joined by GuestKats Mirko Brüß, Rosie Burbidge, Nedim Malovic, Frantzeska Papadopolou, Mathilde Pavis, and Eibhlin Vardy
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SpecialKats: Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo (TechieKat), Hayleigh Bosher (Book Review Editor), and Tian Lu (Asia Correspondent).

Friday, 26 May 2006


Zywiec anti-counterfeiting parody

The IPKat's Polish friend the talented Mr Rychlicki has sent him this video clip of an anti-counterfeiting parody which is based on an advertising movie made by the Polish brewery that owns the ZYWIEC trade mark for its apparently delicious beer. Says Tomasz,

"their whole campaign was based on the comparison that there may be different beer brands but they are almost as good as "Zywiec" and this "almost as ..." means a lot".
Tomasz also mentions this clip on his website here.

Fakin' it: plagiarism in Gateshead

The Second International Plagiarism Conference 2006 takes place in Gateshead (North East England) at The Sage, from 19 to 21 June 2006. According to the conference webbie:
"The 2nd International Plagiarism Conference, which is being managed by Northumbria Learning, aims to highlight the many and varied approaches to the issues being adopted by universities and colleges both in the UK and further afield. The conference will again provide delegates with many opportunities to discuss and debate the complex issues of plagiarism in a convivial and stimulating forum.

Themes to be covered during the conference include managing change in institutional plagiarism practice and policy, embedding plagiarism, plagiarism and institutional risk management and ethics in teaching, learning and assessment".
Programme here.

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