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Denmark is ranked high in an international study of academic freedom. But two researchers are sceptical about the criteria that the study is based on. And they recommend that academic freedom is enshrined in the Danish constitution.
Hundredevis af forskere har fået nok. De vil have danske politikere til at nedsætte en kommission, der skal kulegrave forskningsfriheden. Nu ruller de en landsdækkende underskriftsindsamling ud.
It is not the cash that determines the research at the University of Copenhagen, says Thomas Bjørnholm in a send-off interview with the University Post. He also has a message to young researchers and researching students: You need to be prepared to… leave.
The University of Copenhagen needs to sharpen up its freedom of research wording on future contracts with external parties. This is according to the supervising authority the Danish Agency for Institutions and Educational Grants.
Professor emeritus Heine Andersen worries that when publishing can be postponed, research results will be used to promote a political agenda.