EU referendum

Theresa May signing Article 50 letter

John Morgan finds sector statements on ‘momentous day’ taste a little bland

EU referendum

Article 50 offers institutions across Europe the opportunity for universities to connect and engage with society, says Martin Paul

Traffic lights

Lack of clear strategy to keep UK in EU’s research framework is blocking new collaborative projects

People with red heart balloons outside the Louvre

Survey reveals Paris is the most popular location among prospective recruits

Pro-EU protester

We must make it clearer to UK-based European scholars that the UK higher education sector wishes to remain open, says Sir Keith Burnett

Michael Gove, Conservative Party

Leave-supporting MP challenged in debate with King’s College London academic

Feridun Hamdullahpur

University of Waterloo recruits British academics ‘worried about future’ after referendum

European Union (EU) flags flying

Latest data on research grants show just how much UK institutions get from the EU

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Life science is a big part of the UK government’s industrial strategy, but neglecting basic research will drive top researchers abroad and threaten the flow of translatable discoveries, says Philippe Froguel

Gold rush cart

Comments are a further sign that European institutions are gearing up to poach UK-based researchers

Fears that Scottish institution will be first of many institutions to make cuts


Research shows which UK institutions interact heavily with EU companies

White cliffs of Dover

From Australia to Singapore, David Matthews and John Elmes weigh the pros and cons of likely destinations

Two men facing each other on a bench

But Cambridge head warns that perceived isolation from neighbours is ‘biggest challenge’

Brain drain

Latest Hesa data throw spotlight on disciplines most at risk from flight of EU talent from UK 

Money in a test tube

The UK-US research relationship post-Brexit must work for both countries, says Darragh Murnane

woman with umbrella walking across bridge, London

Capital’s institutions may be hit by a ‘perfect storm’, warn scholars

Students sitting examination

Key figures from the sector have their say on ‘worrying’ figures

Michael Pippenger
Vice-president for internationalisation also suggests US institutions could work with UK universities
Vince Cable

Former minister in charge of higher education says Theresa May could have won single market concessions