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Geosci. Commun., 2, 1-23, 2019
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Geosci. Commun., 2, 1-23, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-2-1-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 15 Jan 2019

Research article | 15 Jan 2019

Demystifying academics to enhance university–business collaborations in environmental science

John K. Hillier et al.
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Worldwide there is intense interest in converting research excellence in universities into commercial success, but there has been scant attention devoted to exactly how individual scientists' workload and incentive structures may be a key barrier to this. Our work reveals the real challenge posed by a time-constrained university culture, better describes how work with business might fit into an academic job, and gives tips on working together in an user guide for scientists and (re)insurers.
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