Montenegro Science Academy Faces Funding Freeze Over Merger
Montenegro‘s official science academy may see its budget subject to month-by-month approvals, or even face deep budget cuts, if it does not comply with a law forcing it to merge with the country’s unofficial science academy. The move, approved at a cabinet meeting on 26 July, is the latest in an escalating conflict between the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts (CANU), which says its academic autonomy is under attack, and the Montenegrin science ministry, which seeks to merge the two academies….
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Mićo Tatalović is a news editor at Research Professional News. He has previously worked as a science news editor at Nature, New Scientist, and SciDev.Net. In 2018, he completed the Knight Science Journalism Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, US, where he researched the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence in science journalism. He is also immediate former chairman of the Association of British Science Writers, and a board member of the European Federation for Science Journalism.
He runs the section Balkan Science Beat
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