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Policy polycrisis threatens UK’s R&D ambitions


Disarray in government will make it harder for research to deliver benefits, says John Whitfield

When Frank Lampard was sacked as manager of Everton football club last week, one of the pundits’ talking points was how having six permanent managers in as many years had left the club lacking cohesion and direction. What chance did the latest boss have, when he was working with a ragbag of players chosen by half a dozen predecessors?

Other institutions hoping to recapture a successful past also find themselves mired in short-termism and acrimony early in the year.

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