On young scientist salaries and higher education reform

Stanisław Ossowski


In a letter written in 1950 to a Deputy Minister of Education, Stanisław Ossowski (1989-1963), an eminent sociologist, called the Ministry’s attention to very low salaries earned by young scientists at Polish universities and to a negative impact of the contemporary higher education reform on the development of scientific research. Ossowski’s criticism resembles the present debate on the academic education and science in Poland.


scientists salaries; higher education reform

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