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Australian scientists take to the streets to protest job cuts

Australian scientists take to the streets to protest job cuts | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Demonstrators in 14 cities criticize the government’s research policies.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—Abandoning their usual reserve, nearly 1000 scientists across the country downed instruments and grabbed placards this week to protest pending job losses at the nation’s leading research organization, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). “Scientists are not known for rushing to the barricades,” says Anthony Keenan of the CSIRO Staff Association, who adds that while staff members are concerned about job cuts at CSIRO, they are “dismayed” at the government’s short-sighted approach to science.(...) - by Leigh Dayton, Science, 26 June 2014

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Australian science agency may face more questions on alleged bullying

Australian science agency may face more questions on alleged bullying | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

CSIRO responds to review with staff training, but denies that harassment is widespread. (...) - by Stephen Pincock, Nature, 28 January 2013

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