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Dispute over Hungarian Academy of Sciences rolls on

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Two scientists at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences offer diametrically opposing takes on the government’s plan to restructure public research institutions. They both accuse their opponents of political motivations and ideological bias. READ MORE

Hopes for a compromise on science reform

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

As the government endorses a compromise proposed by a group of conservative professors to bridge the controversy over the planned reform of research, opinions continue to clash over the planned changes. READ MORE

Controversy over research reform plans

Monday, February 11th, 2019

As the government plans a radical overhaul of the structure of scientific research, a historian critical of the government calls for a concerted protest against those plans, while his pro-government colleague accuses him of harbouring anti-democratic intentions. READ MORE