Policy brief 4 / 2013: Preventing undue influence and preserving academic integrity

Filed under - Education

Policy position published 1 October 2013
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Universities are important settings in which young people develop values and where knowledge is promoted and advanced. Universities can best fulfil this role if they are autonomous, independent and free of external influence. However, the question of their funding has recently threatened to undermine the academic integrity of universities.

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Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Education   |   Private sector   
Tags - Business relationships   |   Universities   |   undue influence   |   Corporate donations   |   Academic honesty   

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