Put money of the industry in an independent research fund

One of the guests at ASftS #7 was Steven Degraer. Marine management, focusing on conservation and sustainable use and exploitation of marine resources, has always been the core focus of the work of Steven Degraer. Since 2008, he is coordinating the Marine Ecology and Management team at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences. He also holds a visiting professorship for research and teaching at the Department of Biology at Ghent University.

He talks about conflicts of interest and independent research funds.


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