LETS FIND SAFE HAVENS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM

With rather too many students  missing the point of a university education,  seeking safe places and spaces, from ideas arguments and speakers that might offend them,  its surely now  time for a fight back in academe  to robustly  promote   and protect Academic freedom.  Academic  freedom  ensures that colleges and universities are “safe havens” for inquiry, places where students and scholars can challenge, without fear,  the conventional wisdom of any field—art, science, politics or others, in pursuit of truth.

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One thought on “LETS FIND SAFE HAVENS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM

  1. A platform of this kind is needed in colleges and universities to free the student’s view from the lecturer’s views without fear and restrictions. This is particularly true when it comes to student theses: many stident have it tough to frankly express their views for fear og not falling in line with so-called established norms. I am sure you are aware of deBroglie and his wave-particle relationship thesis for Ph.D and the difficulties he had with his supervisor who would not accept tje publishing of such a revolutionary idea – yet when he did, it overthew classical physics.
    As a first step, the student’s name must appear in published works as main author.
    Thanks.

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