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Between knotweed and the deep blue sky: exploring the debate about the value of science

Nerlich, Brigitte (2012) Between knotweed and the deep blue sky: exploring the debate about the value of science. British Politics and Policy at LSE (09 Jun 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Is investment in blue-sky research only a good idea because it may lead to marketable discoveries? Brigitte Nerlich thinks not and warns that a stronger semantic link needs to be established between blue-sky research and non-instrumental research; one that cannot be gnawed through by those engaged in an academic rat-race.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2013 16:53
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 00:37
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48353

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