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.