Pre hearing information
The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that, in or around February 2017, Dr Ismail submitted a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medicine to the University of Leicester. It is alleged that the thesis contained large blocks of copied text from previously published work that had not been properly and fully acknowledged. It is alleged that Dr Ismail’s conduct was dishonest.
This reflects the allegation as it stands at the start of the hearing. The allegation may be amended as the hearing proceeds and when findings of fact are made by the tribunal.
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