Researcher: The universities becomes sausage factories, which makes us dumber than we have to

The scientific values has been replaced with market mechanisms. Knowledge has become a product, and the university now functions as any profit driven corporation, says researcher.

When the scientific independence is sacrificed in favor of economic demands, knowledge becomes a product that the universities produces and compete against other in selling.

Associate Professor Elke Weik gives her view on the matter in this article on Videnskab.dk
Read the article here.