Friday, February 11, 2011

Rough Times for UK Neuroscience

From The Guardian:

Cuts disastrous for brain science research, academics warn
At least 30 neuroscience units to go under cuts proposed by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Ian Sample
guardian.co.uk
Thursday 10 February 2011 21.14 GMT

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"The closure of drug company research facilities and "draconian" funding cuts will have a disastrous impact on brain science in Britain, senior academics have warned.

"At least 30 neuroscience research groups are expected to fold under cuts proposed by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), adding to jobs already lost after big pharmaceutical companies shut research programmes or moved them abroad."

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