26 novembre 2016

Academics aren't lobbyists – so our research changes nothing

The Guardian homeBy . I want my work to influence policy and change lives, but there’s little hope that politicians will even read it. More...

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30 avril 2016

Anti-lobbying clause: ‘no intention’ to apply it to academics

By David Matthews. After months of criticism over potential chilling effect of new rules, campaigners say clarification is ‘good news’. More...

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01 mars 2016

Academics' ability to lobby government under threat from new funding clause

The ConversationBy . There are growing worries in universities that restrictions on the use of public money to lobby the government, initially focused on charities, may have a chilling effect on the independence of publicly funded research. Whether this is ministers’ intention is an open question. More...

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27 février 2016

How Right-Wing Billionaires Infiltrated Higher Education

By . If there was a single event that galvanized conservative donors to try to wrest control of higher education in America, it might have been the uprising at Cornell University on April 20, 1969. More...

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Scientists attack their 'muzzling' by government

The Guardian homeBy. State-funded scientists could be prevented from lobbying for change in their field under Cabinet Office proposals. More...

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The anti-lobbying clause will undermine evidence, policy and the public interest

The Guardian homeBy. A Cabinet Office proposal to ban organisations receiving government funding from using those funds to influence policy threatens to put the brakes on the research impact agenda. More...

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06 janvier 2016

University lobbyists spend big on state lawmakers

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. When former University of Georgia football coach Mark Richt coached his Bulldogs past the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in his final game Nov. 28, there was practically a full committee of state lawmakers in the stands. More...

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