Funding of scientific research

Ireland“Sir, – Prof David McConnell (Opinion, April 2nd) eloquently supports the case made in an earlier letter signed by many Irish scientists who argued for greater funding for basic research in the Irish higher education system. There is little doubt that balanced and sustained investment of public funds in both basic and applied scientific research yields significant economic and social dividends over time …” (more)

[Aidan Kennedy, Irish Times, 6 April]

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