Academic freedom

(Are we allowed to talk about this?)

Strides made, but some way to go for Government to quench thirst for data

By Kenneth Cheng – Academics face difficulties accessing data, hindering research into Singapore, and affecting society’s ability to understand itself. In TODAYonline, 13 July 2019.

PJ Thum’s treatment will dampen Singaporean academics’ willingness to speak out

By Linda Lim – Politicians’ disparagement of historian’s research signals that alternative interpretations of the city state’s past will not be tolerated. In Times Higher Education, 21 April 2018.

The mystery: Are activists and artists being locked out of academia?

By Tan Tarn How – Artists and activists say they have been denied jobs in academia or asked to leave their full-time or part-time jobs in our universities, polytechnics and sometimes schools. In Tan Tarn How’s blog, 30 October 2017.

Reputational risk

By Cherian George – One academic’s experience with political interference in universities. In Singapore, Incomplete (2017).

The fog of fear

By Cherian George – If the rules are going to stay, they should at least be clarified. In Singapore, Incomplete (2017).