Reclaiming Academia from Post-academia

Moriarty, Philip (2008) Reclaiming Academia from Post-academia. Nature Nanotechnology, 3 . pp. 60-62.

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Abstract

Post-academic science, driven as it is by commercialisation and market forces, is fundamentally at odds with core academic principles. Publicly-funded academics have an obligation to carry out science for the public good, a responsibility which is incompatible with the entrepreneurial ethos increasingly expected of university research by funding agencies.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:academic principles; commercialisation; post-academia; corruption;
Schools/Departments:Faculty of Science > School of Physics and Astronomy
ID Code:905
Deposited By:Moriarty, P.J.
Deposited On:19 May 2008 14:34
Last Modified:01 Aug 2008 01:00

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