Is the Knowledge Factory Broken?

Dodgy data, contradictory findings, perverse incentives – the challenges facing academia.

Academic research stands accused of turning a blind eye to dodgy data, failing to reconcile contradictory findings and valuing money over knowledge. We examine the criticisms, which go the very heart of our pursuit of knowledge.

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