According to a study from the Dansk Magisterforening experience researchers to be pressed on the results of their research, when they carry out work for government departments and agencies.
It writes Dagbladet Information.
the results of the Study is extremely problematic, says Stinus Lindgreen, forskningsordfører for the Radical Left.
- It is a really important issue that we should focus on to get solved, says Stinus Lindgreen.
He points out that it is a problem, to research, have become more dependent on money from the outside.
- It can, unfortunately, lead to the fact that the scientists feel the pressure of those who stand with the bag of money, to give the results they want, says Stinus Lindgreen.
Therefore, he believes that there should be more money on publicly funded research.
in Addition, there must be changed on the styrelsernes perception of what is being paid for, when you order research.
- When we ask researchers to use their resources and knowledge in a particular area, we must let them be in peace and quiet and wait on you to come up with results.
- We must not press them to come up with the answer we want to hear, says Stinus Lindgreen.
According to the Information the study is based on a survey of just under 5000 of the Danish Magisterforenings forskningsmedlemmer.
of Which have 762 members the answer.
In the survey, 15 percent of the researchers working with public sector services, experienced pressure to change their research findings.
in Addition, ten percent have been under pressure to postpone the publication of their results, while seven percent have experienced pressure not to publish the results of their research, writes the newspaper.
Some of the researchers have experienced several forms of pressure, and is therefore again in the study.