Mirjam Guesgen

Freelance Science Writer

I am a freelance science writer currently based in Toronto, Canada, with a particular interest in animal welfare.

I love communicating complex, scientific ideas in an engaging, balanced, thought-out and informative way.

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What is the role of a modern university?

Gone are the days when universities are viewed as Ivory Towers, with distinguished Professors huddled around the fireplace or wearing their academic regalia while teaching. The role of universities in New Zealand and worldwide has undergone a perception and organizational change. But what is the role of the modern university, particularly in regards to science?

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