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A very interesting article can be found at http://www.caut.ca/en/issues/academicfreedom/DefendingMedicine.pdf.

How do the ideals expressed by these authors clash with the requirements of private industry research grants?

Can you elaborate a discuss this topic above w/ a related cite?

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Please see response attached, as well as one supporting article to consider. I hope this helps and take care.

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1. How do the ideals expressed by these authors clash with the requirements of private industry research grants? Can you elaborate a discuss this topic above w/ a related cite?

The author's ideals are about academic freedom. Academic freedom is the right of academic staff to teach, study, and publish regardless of prevailing opinion, prescribed doctrine, or institutional preferences. It includes the freedom to express critical opinion, about workplace institutions and broad public interests. It also includes the freedom of academic staff to participate in representative academic bodies and the governance mechanisms that regulate the functions of their workplace. It is sustained by security of appointment and income. Without academic freedom, the ability of clinical facility to discover ...

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Based on views presented in the suggested article, this solution explains how the ideals expressed by these authors clash with the requirements of private industry research grants. Other views are also drawn into the discussion. Supplemented with one highly directive research guide.

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