Field of Science

No foregone conclusions, if you please

The British government has made a move to "fund more commercial-orientated research and research in pre-specified areas," which does not bode well for areas such as evolutionary biology, and other core research fields.

If you are a citizen or ex-pat living in the UK, consider signing this petition:
We request the reversal of a policy now being applied by the UK Research Councils. This policy directs funds to projects whose outcomes are specified in advance.
Eck! Go to the site to read the whole text.

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