Friends of Science/Barry Cooper/Science Education Fund inquiry sent to University of Calgary

Sent this inquiry to Charlene Anderson at the University of Calgary: [email protected]
Dear Ms. Anderson,

I’m passing this inquiry to you in Ms. Barry Hollowell’s absence:

Dear Ms. Barry Hollowell,

I wanted to bring an email exchange that I found on the internet
regarding Prof. Barry Cooper, the Science Education Fund and the
“Friends of Science.”

I am wondering if you could provide an update to me on this issue? I
write for a popular website called and have been
following this story for quite some time.

Here is a link to the email exchange claiming that the University of
Calgary sent the issue of the Science Education Fund to U of C’s
Internal Auditor in March of this year:


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Friends of Science/Barry Cooper/Science Education Fund inquiry sent to University of Calgary

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