More democracy, please, at the SERC

Lesurf, Jim
September 1991
New Scientist;9/28/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1788, p12
Opinion. Disputes a proposal by Britain's Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) to appoint a single director to run Britain's two royal observatories. The SERC's undemocratic method of deciding issues; Why it has dealt with the problem this way; The committee structure of the SERC; How problems could be dealt with democratically.


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