28 mars 2014

Funding agencies risk driving away international scholars

http://www.universityaffairs.ca/images/BlogTheBlackHole.pngBy David Kent. Scientific research extends well beyond borders and its internationalization has been a major boon for collaboration and advancement. Last month, Switzerland made news by putting a cap on immigrant labour that would prevent mobility into their scientific research environment. This met with much criticism and resulted in the EU banning Swiss applications to its Horizon 2020 grant applications (a good account of the situation appeared in the Huffington Post earlier this week). More...

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