[Irtalk] Impact of Social Sciences – Open data sheds light on how universities are minority providers of commissioned research to government.

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 17:55:29 SAST 2014

*Anyone under the impression that universities are the dominant suppliers
to government of commissioned research, advice, and knowledge, think again.*
Open data on government spending shows the relative dominance of other
suppliers and mediators of knowledge to government – not least the private
sector and think tanks. Simon Bastow presents some preliminary
government-wide data.

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