Viewpoint visibility in Australian universities: project update

Preamble: this project is an issue-mapping-and-engagement exercise, funded by Heterodox Academy. (The HxA agenda is: to improve the quality of research and education in universities by increasing open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement). At the June webinar I shared insights from interviews in March and April, and took up points raised at the first May webinar.…

Diary of an academic infidel – Chapter 21

"The decision to withdraw your paper was based on advice from the publisher, which in turn was based on advice it had received...." In August, gentle reader, the going got woefully weird. It took weeks to discover who was behind the retraction decision. Then months to confirm what a ham-fisted, mealy-mouthed, chicken-livered dog's breakfast they'd…