Brexit ‘a major error’ for scientific research

Brexit is “a major error” that will have a negative impact on scientific research in Britain and across Europe, an award-winning Franco-British scientist has said.

Professor Margaret Buckingham (pictured, right) said: “Not only will it make it more difficult to get funding, but it might reduce co-operation in other ways, as the European Union insists for countries like Norway and Switzerland that there be free movement, and of course people who voted for Brexit are against that.

“Britain has wonderful scientists and does very good research and it is so sad that there is not the political leadership determined to keep the country ...

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