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DFG reprimands scientist over CV mistakes

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The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Germany’s largest public research funding organisation, has issued a written reprimand against a scientist over what it said were mistakes on their CV.  

The scientist, who has not been identified, had applied for a DFG grant. However, the DFG uncovered problems with the applicant’s CV, which was part of the funding application, the organisation said.

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