The Turkish Council for Scientific and Technical Research (TÜBITAK) issued on March 24, 2017 a decree addressed to all Turkish peer reviewed scientific journals, including the international periodicals listed by the Turkish Academic Network and Information Center (ULAKBIM). This text requires that the journals « reconsider the make-up of their […]

TÜBİTAK: scientific body or political tool?

A guest blog post by Evin Barış Altıntaş The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) has declined to fund a summer training program on evolution for post-graduate students saying that evolution is a “subject that is still being debated around the world” in a written response. TÜBİTAK recently […]

Turkey’s science agency says evolution is ‘too controversial’, rejects science ...