‘Myth’ of ivory tower under siege as survey shows industry links are strong

UK“The notion of the ivory tower is under threat as academics embrace links with industry as a central tenet of their profession – and not just in the hard sciences. The largest survey of academic engagement with business has found that knowledge exchange is now a major part of university life, with the social sciences having as strong a link with business as physics …” (more)

[Hannah Fearn, Times Higher Education, 25 June]

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