SCIENTIFIC (OR ACADEMIC) FREEDOM

The institutional and government obligation to refrain from interfering in the conduct or publication of research, or in the teaching and discussion of scientific ideas.

Adapted from: David B. Resnik: Glossary of Commonly Used Terms in Research Ethics. National Institute of Environmental Health Science, National Institutes of Health, May 2015, https://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/resources/bioethics/glossary/index.cfm

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