Edinburgh University's new vice-chancellor condemned in staff survey

Peter Mathieson failed to uphold academic freedom in Hong Kong post, according to survey

The University of Edinburgh’s new vice-chancellor failed to uphold academic freedom and did not understand the needs of students, according to a survey of staff at his current institution.

Peter Mathieson, a British medical researcher, plans to start as the principal and vice-chancellor at Edinburgh University in February after serving three years in the same position at the University of Hong Kong.

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