Cuts could drive the best scientific talent abroad, says Lord Rees

“Britain is on the brink of losing its best scientific talent to foreign competition, the head of Britain’s best regarded science establishment has warned. In an interview with The Times, Lord Rees of Ludlow, President of the Royal Society, said that the prospect of swingeing cuts to the science budget meant that universities would struggle to attract the best foreign researchers …” (more)

[Hannah Devlin and Mark Henderson, Times, 29 May]

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