TITLE

What hope for future Faradays

PUB. DATE
September 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;9/21/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1787, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article urges the British government to fund more university research laboratories, as a social commitment to the future health of the nation through science and its applications. Standing on the same spot in the Royal Institution from which researcher Michael Faraday delivered his most notable lectures, Mark Richmond, the chairman of the Science and Engineering Research Council, delivered some uncharacteristically stinging criticisms of the government's attitude to university research. Faraday's lesson is, surely, that research and teaching flourish best when they are carried out hand in hand.
ACCESSION #
9110143421

 

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