Nrc.next column on cheating in academia

The story of now defunct professor Diederik Stapel is as sad as it is long. It’s a story of not playing by the academic rules, hurting his PhD students as well as academia in general. I wrote a column for nrc.next about my feelings about this case in the light of cheating in online multiplayer games.

In de woorden van historicus Johan Huizinga: „Zodra de regels overtreden worden, valt de spelwereld ineen. Er is geen spel meer.”

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