In-Depth Analysis: Why Academy Circles Are Disturbed by the Govt’s Plans for Research Reform

Following April’s elections, the newly-founded Ministry for Innovation and Technology (ITM) lead by László Palkovics kick-started a controversial series of maneuvers aimed at reorganizing the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA). Many feared that academic independence would drift into jeopardy as a result. In addition, Palkovics—a member of the MTA—seems reluctant to compromise and constantly emphasizes … Continue reading In-Depth Analysis: Why Academy Circles Are Disturbed by the Govt’s Plans for Research Reform