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' …

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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


Liu Institute for Global Issues · 18 August 2022 English

These right to a healthy environment, the dangers of were key to engaging with the wider UBC and disinformation online, and the impact of China’s Vancouver communities, and with the …

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Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre · 9 August 2022 English

Specifically, management told Howe, the captain of the team and one of the league’s best players, that he was the highest-paid player in the entire league when he was not …

whitepaper was funded by CPA Ontario in support of academic freedom and the views expressed herein are not necessarily


AUCC: Association of Universities & Colleges in Canada · 18 July 2022 English

Antiracism is defined as the “measures and mechanisms designed by the state, institu- tions, organizations, groups and individuals to counteract racism”11 and “an active and consistent process of change to …

parity, seniority, permanence, work- loads, academic freedom, etc.). 70 The following three practices71


BCCAT: BC Council on Admissions and Transfer · 12 July 2022 English

Okanagan College: • Enrollment and budget constraints continue • A new BA of Arts Degree has been approved • Broader question on how to communicate political science outside department • …

different programs will see this as infringing on academic freedom. • Member asks how departments and members


BCCAT: BC Council on Admissions and Transfer · 11 July 2022 English

Some into political science and other programs in order to try to get in. [...] Pen and paper course to deliver to incarcerated student. [...] Students want to stay and …

admissions requirements. Conversations around than academic freedom and submitting grades. Guidelines on grading


CHA: Canadian Historical Association · 7 July 2022 English

Tanya Grodzinski, Royal Military College, Kingston Society From the age of thirteen to just prior to his death at thirty-two at the Battle of theFr omP the lage of thiirnteen …

name used by the Communist Party of we have academic freedom there has never been any question Canada, professor acting in this manner.” But was there academic freedom at the U of A? President of the U of A Robert stated that if the U of A “is Horn, Michiel. Academic Freedom: A History Toronto: Univer- afraid to allow name of university at all.” Horn, Michiel. “Academic Freedom and the Dismissal of George Hunter.” Dalhousie


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