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FfA Annual Report 2017

7,000 papers gone missing: the short-term effects of the large-scale purges carried out by the AKP government on the research output of Turkey-based academics By Freedom for Academia (FfA) collaborators, with input from Prof. Neşe Özgen and Assoc. Prof. Candan Badem* Summary of report Following the “15th July 2016 coup attempt”, the AKP government [...]

6-month interim report: The short-term effects of the large-scale purges carried out by the AKP government on the research output of Turkey-based academics

Abstract Since the “15th July 2016 coup attempt”, the AKP government sacked over eight thousand academics, mainly targeting influential critics. This resulted in many universities and academic departments to close – leaving many students without lecturers, many hospitals to be left with a lack of key personnel, and many scientific projects funded by the state [...]

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