November 18, 2011

The Separation of Science and State

Grant & Lamberts, The Conversation

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Opinion pieces these days seem rife with lamentations about the divide between our scientists and politicians.

We hear, in various forms, how scientists don’t work in the real world, how politicians care for naught but votes and money. We hear how neither properly understands the other; and how there’s a lack of respect across the divide.

But, as Peter Shergold recently noted on The Conversation, complaints without solutions...

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