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Academics fume as university refuses to reject tobacco dollars

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Academics fume as university refuses to reject tobacco dollars

Nature , Volume 422 (6930) – Mar 27, 2003

Academics fume as university refuses to reject tobacco dollars

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news On target? Moderate view High note Drowned out Experts seek to assess World water summit Sherwood Boehlert Astronomer faces precision of US overshadowed by edges science into deportation over military offensive conflict in Iraq Congress’s agenda graffiti p362 p364 p365 p366 Academics fume as university refuses to reject tobacco dollars Rex Dalton, San Diego Academics at the University of California are on a collision course with their adminis- trators this week over a proposal to...
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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2003 by Nature Publishing Group
Subject
Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary; Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary; Science, multidisciplinary
ISSN
0028-0836
eISSN
1476-4687
DOI
10.1038/422361a
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Abstract

news On target? Moderate view High note Drowned out Experts seek to assess World water summit Sherwood Boehlert Astronomer faces precision of US overshadowed by edges science into deportation over military offensive conflict in Iraq Congress’s agenda graffiti p362 p364 p365 p366 Academics fume as university refuses to reject tobacco dollars Rex Dalton, San Diego Academics at the University of California are on a collision course with their adminis- trators this week over a proposal to close the door on the acceptance of research funds from tobacco corporations. Faculty groups at two of the university sys- tem’s research campuses have voted for such a ban — partly so they can obtain grants from anti-tobacco funding agencies that only donate to institutions with such a rule in place. But the votes, at the San Francisco (UCSF) and San Diego (UCSD) campuses, are being resisted by university administra- Many researchers say tobacco firms shouldn’t sponsor research on topics such as lung cancer (pictured). tors, who do not want to set a precedent for refusing support from other funding have agreed on a policy that is acceptable to the university’s campuses, to undertake to for- sources, such as pharmaceutical companies. the foundation,

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NatureSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 27, 2003

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