Institute shy about industry cash

Institute shy about industry cash | Paul Cleary | The Australian Higher Education | 05 October, 2011

A MINERALS research institute relied on by state and federal governments to assess contentious coal-seam gas developments in Queensland has received substantial funding at the same time from industry without fully disclosing these sources. Since 2007, the University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute has received 60 per cent to 80 per cent of its funding from industry.

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