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Tag: Spending Review
By Social Science Space | Published: November 25, 2015
The Comprehensive Spending Review released today does protect the UK's government-funded research budget as promised, but the research community sees lots of ways that the future on innovation could have been brighter and more robust.
By James Wilsdon | Published: November 25, 2015
The Campaign for Social Science welcomes the relative protection given to the science budget in the spending review, says its chair, James Wilsdon, but it’s premature to see this as a good outcome for the long term health of the UK’s research base.
By Steve Fuller | Published: November 24, 2015
Academics do not simply teach and do research: they are teacher-researchers, notes Steve Fuller. In reviewing the UK spending review, he says, it is the value added to society by nurturing this complex role that should be at the forefront of the state’s thinking about the criteria used to fund universities.