Deirdre Heenan: Academics must be free to call public service to account
“Jaw dropping” “inappropriate” and “petty” was the verdict of Luke O’Neill, a professor of biochemistry of Trinity College Dublin, on the letter sent by Michael McBride, the chief medical officer in Northern Ireland, to the vice-chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast.
In an extraordinary intervention, McBride expressed his concerns about comments that were given by an academic at Queen’s to the media on personal protective equipment...
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