“It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.” Edmund Burke, politician (1729 – 97).
Friday, 8 August 2014
Public funding science
The number and scale of potential research projects tend to exceed the funding available. Increasingly scientists are looking at novel routes to raise money. Some US scientists are using crowdfunding and soliciting private donations to supplement or replace the more traditional funding routes. Scientific philanthropists may like to look at some projects seeking funds on here.