Core support 2

December 3, 2004

"A Government promise to protect nationally important but vulnerable academic subjects may extend only to the top research-intensive university departments." This is encouraging - it suggests that the Government believes that quality teaching is underpinned by research, so ruling out the pseudo-logic for teaching-only institutions.

Edward Reid-Smith
Wagga Wagga, Australia

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