Avoiding plagiarism

Plagiarism is a serious breach of research integrity and it is important to understand what it is and how to avoid it.

Academic Honesty and Plagiarism

The Academic Honesty and Plagiarism website has useful information, practical advice and resources about plagiarism.


You are strongly recommended to use Turnitin early on in your studies to check the originality of your writing. Provide a substantial piece of writing (a thesis chapter, a section of a chapter, or the written progress report) to obtain a Turnitin originality report. It is recommended that this be prepared for your confirmation meeting.

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