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Universities have seen research funds plummet since Britain left Horizon, which offers huge grants to science projects tackling big issues like climate change.
Post-Brexit alternatives to European funding for research and innovation must match previous sums. Without this vital cash, our universities will suffer a terrible blow, writes Paul Boyle.
Those figures are in sharp contrast to the rapid decline in EU students studying in the UK since the implementation of the United Kingdom Brexit withdrawal agreement signed with the EU by the Boris Johnson Conservative government.
Senior pro-vice-chancellor Andy Neely has said the University’s lost association with an EU science research programme is having negative impacts.
The Vice-Chancellors of the universities of Swansea, Bangor and Cardiff, and the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth, will be appearing before the Welsh Affairs Committee to answer questions ranging from the loss of EU structural funds for research to their recovery post-pandemic.
Welsh university bosses travel to Westminster on Wednesday to tell MPs that replacement European funding post-Brexit needs an "imaginative approach".
Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has accused the UK Government of losing Wales millions of pounds and thousands of job opportunities through mismanagement of its own post-Brexit regional aid programme.
About 1,000 university research jobs are at risk unless the UK government urgently replaces European Union funding, bosses have warned.
The number of EU students enrolling has dropped by more than half. / Earlier this month, Rishi Sunak laid out his half-baked plan to keep Britain’s youth studying Maths. For Europe’s scholars, however, seeking an education in the UK is a prospect that financially no longer adds up. Applying to university in the UK has lost its shine.
The number of EU students choosing to study in the UK has dropped by half since Brexit, according to new official figures.
Data shows that the amount of students from the EU joining an undergraduate or postgraduate course plummeted from 66,680 in 2020 to 31,000 in 2021.
The 2021/22 academic year saw a 53% fall in the number of first-year EU students enrolling at British universities.
Brexit barriers are having a significant impact on North East small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), hitting their exports as they struggle with regulations and red tape, a new report this week reveals. The region’s universities are another sector badly hit...
Students say the Turing Scheme is plagued with problems and leaves them facing uncertainty even after they begin study.
When Boris Johnson agreed the Brexit divorce package with the EU, he promised it would unleash innovation, turning Britain into an agile “science superpower”. But rather than boost UK science and technology, Brexit has – so far – damaged it,
A major new analysis piece from UUKi and Studyportals urges the UK Government and universities to prioritise European student recruitment, and makes recommendations for stabilising and regrowing student numbers in opportunity markets.
Mark Drakeford says during Dublin visit that his country has not found itself to be better off after leaving the EU.
Four international scientists explain how a grant debacle stemming from Brexit has affected their research and career plans. / UK science suffered a significant setback in June, when the European Research Council (ERC) confirmed that 143 UK-based researchers would forfeit their prestigious ERC grants unless they relocated to a country in the European Union.
As small businesses crumble, shelves get emptier and the care-worker shortage intensifies, life outside the EU is having a dire effect on many of us. Why aren’t politicians talking about it?
Applications from EU students who want to study in Irish universities have more than trebled since the 2016 Brexit referendum.
The issue as it stands prevents students from Ireland, who are studying in UK universities, from applying for medical internships within the Irish health service.
To do their jobs properly, scientists need stability. They need secure sources of funding. They need to be able to collaborate with other researchers across the globe, without unnecessary barriers. / But there’s a huge question mark hanging over the UK’s involvement in major scientific programmes like Horizon Europe.
One of Scotland’s top cancer experts is considering moving a major research project abroad amid political turmoil and warnings that a Brexit-linked impasse over EU funding will starve universities of talent.
The Vice-Chancellor says failure to secure associate membership of Horizon Europe could do long term damage to UK universities.