Academic freedom: a lawyer’s perspective

  title={Academic freedom: a lawyer’s perspective},
  author={Mark Davies},
  journal={Higher Education},
  • M. Davies
  • Published 3 April 2015
  • Education
  • Higher Education
Academic freedom is central to ideas of higher education, yet in the United Kingdom it is facing challenges from changing managerial approaches within some  universities and changing governmental expectations. Universities are increasingly expected to focus upon knowledge which can be shown to have value and to exploit the results of academic enterprise. Resulting constraints on teaching and research by incessant market-driven demands have the potential to compromise academic freedom. This… 
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