We held our URKUND PEPP-talks in August, but also took part in several conferences, including BETT London UK, NOT in Utrecht Holland; Framtidens läromedel in Malmö, Sweden; the international conference Plagiarism across Europe and beyond 2015 in Brno, Czech Republic; EUNIS in Dundee Scotland; ALT-C in Manchester, UK and visited universities in India and Ecuador. URKUND has also been at Sett Syd 2015 in Malmö, Sweden; at NGL2015 in Falun, held a conference at the Swedish Embassy in Paris in collaboration with Business Sweden and we also had a stand at EDUCA Online 2015 in Berlin.
“We’ve definitely noticed an increasing incidence of plagiarism since URKUND was introduced, and previously there was of course a high level of undetected incidence. It was far too time consuming for the teaching staff to carry out their own plagiarism checks. The automation has led to a bigger haul of perpetrators,” says Joshua Kragh Bruhn, Information specialist at CBS.
“The preventive objective of plagiarism detection is highly significant. When the students become aware of URKUND they are less inclined to seek shortcuts. Trying to cheat the system is ultimately more resource intensive than doing a good job from the start,” says Arshad Hussanee, Learn Online Manager på University of Canberra.
View a sample report of the URKUND analysis.