Languishing Grant Draws Claims of Academic Bias and Governmental Cowardice

“Among the things most essential to a university researcher, government grant money ranks pretty high on the list. Yet for three years, a half-million-dollar grant has sat untouched by scientists in Canada. The reason isn’t clear, but the grant proposal seeks evidence that would help the Canadian government end a ban on blood donations by gay men, and a couple of researchers at the University of Montreal suggest that the lack of applicants shows prejudice …” (more)

[Paul Basken, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2 May]

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