KGNU Radio and HCN reporter Paige Blankenbuehler talk ‘frackademia’

The University of Colorado’s business school is at the center of a controversy over oil and gas industry-funded research.


Industry-funded research presents a tough paradox for universities. In general, it's not unusual for industries like oil and gas to pick up the tab for some studies and research. Without that outside funding, many of the studies wouldn't otherwise get done. KGNU's Maeve Conran recently talked to High Country News reporter Paige Blankenbuehler about her article that highlighted the peril of industry-funded research and public perception of oil and gas studies. Read her web-exclusive story here. Listen to the conversation here.

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