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Research – Horizon giveaway

9 September 2023

A long-delayed deal with the EU to allow British scientists to take part in the Horizon research programme is weighted against Britain’s interests.

Under the cosh

University researchers, no longer public servants but workers in a global business world, are everywhere under the triple cosh to get research grants, demonstrate “impact” and write papers for research journals.

EU flounders over R&D and Brexit

9 June 2018

In research and development (as in so many other things) the European Union desperately needs to cooperate with Britain. It’s time we realised its weakness.