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Academic right to publish fundamental in a free and open society

30 Jan 2008
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The federal government's recent steps to strengthen the independence of the Australian Research Council and clarify the rights and responsibilities of researchers based in publicly funded research agencies are welcome developments, according to the Go8. But a third element in the transparency equation requires shoring up ? ensuring that university-based academics too are able to contribute openly to public debate and discussion in their areas of expertise.

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