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ANU vice-chancellor Brian Schmidt concerned over 'spurious' political interference into Australian Research Council grants

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated March 9 2022 - 6:38am, first published 6:30am
ANU vice-chancellor professor Brian P. Schmidt. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The Australian National University's top academic has warned political interference into research grant decision-making has a "chilling effect" as universities push to remove extraordinary ministerial powers.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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