Ioan Mang

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Ioan Mang

Ioan Mang (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈo̯an maŋɡ]; born July 15, 1958) is a Romanian politician and member of the Social Democratic Party. Mang served as the Education Minister in Victor Ponta's cabinet, and as a professor of Computer Science at the University of Oradea.[1]

Academic misconduct controversy[edit]

On 10 May 2012, he was accused of plagiarism of many of his academic papers[1][2][3] and resigned on the 15th of May due to those plagiarism allegations.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Abbott, Alison (16 May 2012). "Plagiarism charge for Romanian minister: Scandal adds to fears that country’s research reform is in peril.". Nature. 485 (289). doi:10.1038/485289a. Retrieved 12 Dec 2016. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-25. Retrieved 2012-07-02.  Romania's education minister caught in plagiarism row
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-01. Retrieved 2012-08-01.  Romanian education system rocked by scandals
  4. ^ "Romania’s Education Minister accused of having plagiarized three international research papers". 11 May 2012. Retrieved 12 Dec 2016. 

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