Universities, despots and plagiarism

“I have been in Washington DC, and have only seen the obvious bits of reportage about the resignation of Howard Davies, after the Gaddafi funding row. I have to say that, nasty as Gaddafi is now proving himself (again?) to be, I feel rather sorry for Davies. Every government, for the last thirty years at least, has urged universities to chase outside funding …” (more)

[Mary Beard, A don’s life, 7 March]


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