Unis want research shared widely. So why don’t they properly back academics to do it?

International“Academics are increasingly expected to share their research widely beyond academia. However, our recent study of academics in Australia and Japan suggests Australian universities are still very much focused on supporting the production of scholarly outputs. They offer relatively limited support for researchers’ efforts to engage with the many non-academics who can benefit from our research …” (more)

[Margaret Kristin Merga and Shannon Mason, The Conversation, 10 January]

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