There is an arrogance and an ignorance behind the call to boycott Israeli universities
The call of Leiden scholars to boycott Israeli universities leaves Jonathan A. Silk puzzled. A dangerous and misguided combination of ignorance fueling arrogance has led his colleagues in the wrong direction, he writes.
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Never mind warm sweaters: university should break ties with destructive companies
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This professor laid the foundation for the corona vaccine
His ground-breaking work allowed biologist Lex van der Eb to create an immortal cell that forms the backbone of the new corona vaccine. His secret? ‘Doing fundamental research. That’s the source of all major breakthroughs.’
Scientists call for boycott of Israel
Almost five hundred Dutch academics and lecturers have called for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions.