June 10, 2006

Ban on academic travel to Cuba hurts U.S. scientific needs

Wonderful entry yesterday from Archives of the Scientific Activist on why the new law forbidding Florida public-university faculty from traveling to Cuba on any outside grant, let alone state funds, is foolish: it would prevent my marine-science colleagues from keeping track of pollution in future years when Cuba is expected to start drilling for oil.

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Posted in Academic freedom on June 10, 2006 8:08 PM |