/Oxford investigates former Iranian president’s son over DPhil application

Oxford investigates former Iranian president’s son over DPhil application


Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani denies claims that thesis proposal was written by others after academic complains of insider help

The son of the former Iranian president Akbar Rafsanjani is being investigated by Oxford University after claims that his successful doctoral thesis proposal was written with the help of others.

Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani, a former head of Iran’s state-owned gas company, began a five-year DPhil course in the Iranian constitution at the faculty of oriental studies in October.

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