Academic Freedom

Academic freedom is a moral and legal concept expressing the conviction that the freedom of inquiry by faculty members is essential to the mission of the academy as well as the principles of academia, and that scholars should have freedom to teach or communicate ideas or facts (including those that are inconvenient to external political groups or to authorities) without being targeted for repression, job loss, or imprisonment. While the core of academic freedom covers scholars acting in an academic capacity - as teachers or researchers expressing strictly scholarly viewpoints -, an expansive interpretation extends these occupational safeguards to scholars' …



ICP: Institute for Community Prosperity · 24 April 2023 English

To stop two diametrically opposed individuals, which can be heading down these destructive paths, learning with the conceptualized as the ethical space of engagement.31 land and community is crucial.28 Literature …

voiced the importance of critical thought and academic freedom. However, post-secondary education has also

Conseil supérieur de l'éducation du Québec · 19 April 2023 English

In this regard, university autonomy and the academic freedom of researchers contribute to the advancement of knowledge and the quality of university research. [...] The evaluation of research in the university

In this regard, university autonomy and the academic freedom of researchers contribute to the advancement approach, believing that it infringes on the academic freedom of researchers, whose projects should be developed methodology. Thus, tensions may arise between academic freedom and the consideration of citizens’ needs in

RDI: Rural Development Institute · 13 March 2023 English

member of the University community is expected to respect the rights and responsibilities of academic freedom and freedom of thought, inquiry and expression and to support the University’s efforts to ensure

Conflict of Interest By-Law (By-law No. 10). 9. Academic Freedom Brandon University recognizes that, as an must uphold its fundamental commitments to academic freedom and freedom of thought, inquiry and expression University community, in exercising their academic freedom and freedom of thought, inquiry and expression respect the rights and responsibilities of academic freedom and freedom of thought, inquiry and expression

Wilson Center Canada · 21 February 2023 English

A conference held at the biodiversity, including through a high-level dialogue on Mexican Senate convened key stakeholders helped to inform Amazon conservation, and a partnership with the State the drafting …

democracy around the globe, the threat to academic freedom has never been greater. In response, the Wilson

JCCF: Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms · 14 February 2023 English

Introduction “Everyone has the…freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication.” – Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms1 In this short …

that are necessary to facilitate and foster academic freedom (and, more generally, freedom of expression) who do voice dissent with 2 Eric Kaufmann, “Academic freedom in crisis: Punishment, political discrimination are not the only bodies exerting pressure on academic freedom. Censorial post-secondary administrations nurses-for-her-gender-critical-views/. Kaufmann, Eric. “Academic freedom in crisis: Punishment, political discrimination

CIRANO: Centre for Interuniversity Research and Analysis on Organizations · 13 February 2023 English

The first Western universities, in the Middle Ages, expanded the oral tradition of knowledge sharing while multiplying the use of the manuscript, thus creating real communities of teachers and students; …

university during this long pathway during which academic freedom has been able to assert itself. “University university – or to the pope or his delegates. Academic freedom thus marked the emergence of a right of its Ages, the assertion of national states forced academic freedom to fit into this new political framework,

IOG: Institute on Governance · 22 December 2022 English

It’s time to reflect on the role, value and purpose of science in Canadian society, and to ask ourselves: What is the rightful place of science, in Canada? This paper …

conducted at universities where scientists enjoy academic freedom and a high degree of autonomy. Occasional

RI: Rideau Institute · 20 December 2022 English

Funding of epistemic actors by nuclear vested interests Operationalizations and method To probe the connections between the foreign policy expert community and actors with interests in the nuclear weapons enterprise, …

tank experts posture as experts with complete academic freedom – this is absolutely not the case’.65 In the

RI: Rideau Institute · 23 November 2022 English

His quest The Asian Perspective for the Great Rejuvenation of the Chinese Nation In a self-regarding perspective that reaches only ignores the aspirations of the people of Taiwan for to …

of our political systems and conceptions of academic freedom. But there is room for discussion led by academic

Office of the Auditor General of Ontario · 13 November 2022 English

Special Report on Laurentian University

32 7.9 7.5 Senior Administration Could Have Academic Freedom 26 6.4 Worked Transparently with Laurentian

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