The Atomic Weapons Establishment Funds almost Half of UK Universities

Mining Awareness +

Related post re US: http://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2014/03/22/we-thought-the-lsu-football-story-was-a-joke-now-we-learn-koch-smart-alec-is-buying-entire-university-departments/

Could this be why it appears virtually impossible to get serious academic work regarding dangers of nuclear, etc.? The buying of academia?

From Medact.org:
Atoms For Peace: The Atomic Weapons Establishment and UK Universities

Nuclear Information Service and Medact have undertaken a two-year study to investigate research links between British universities and the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE), which is responsible for designing and manufacturing the UK’s nuclear weapons. This report presents the executive summary and key findings from our study.

We found that approaching half of British universities have research links with AWE. Much of the work funded by AWE qualifies as ‘blue skies’ research which is not aimed at any particular application. However, some of the research funded by AWE may have ‘dual use’ potential – the capability to be used for both benign, peaceful purposes and military purposes contributing to the development…

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