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    "We are starting to feel foreigners"

    Given the new situation of uncertainty generated after Brexit many Spanish researchers, such as Dr Jacobo Elies (University of Leeds) director of SRUK-Yorkshire constituency and Dr. Sara Alvira de Celis director of the SRUK-South West constituency, are thinking about the decision of leaving this country. According to the survey carried out by SRUK, 30% of its members are considering leaving the UK with the idea of finding new possibilities in other countries of the European Union and even return to Spain. For this reason, Dr. María Jiménez Sánchez, SRUK president insists on the importance of Spain working in the attraction of talent.

    28/03/2017

    La Voz de Galicia

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    30% Spanish researchers planning to leave the UK after Brexit

    The survey conducted by SRUK shows that 30% of Spanish researchers might leave the country due to the uncertainty generated after Brexit. According to Emma Martinez, director of the Science policy committee of SRUK, although many members are still waiting for events to happen, others paln to migrate to other EU countries. Dr. María Jiménez Sánchez, SRUK president, insists on the need to promote the scientific collaborations between both countries as well as the recognition of researchers.

    27/03/2017

    Canal Sur

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    What is happening with the Spanish researchers in the UK after Brexit?

    Fidel Almagro, from SRUK Science Policy Committee, comments on the impact of Brexit in the Spanish researchers in UK and the results of the survey conducted by SRUK mong its members concerns.

    27/03/2017

    El Independiente

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    Spanish researchers planning to leave the UK after Brexit

    This article covers the results of the survey carried by SRUK and highlights the fact that 30% of Spanish researchers in UK are considering leaving the country due to the uncertainty generated by Brexit. Emma Martinez, director of SRUK Science Policy Committee, pointed out that although most researchers will wait until the end of negotiations between UK and the EU, they will leave the country if their rights to work are somehow affected.

    27/03/2017

    El Heraldo

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    Spanish researchers planning to leave the UK after Brexit

    This article talks about the results of the survey carried by SRUK and highlights the fact that 30% of Spanish researchers in UK are considering leaving the country due to the uncertainty generated by Brexit. Maria Jimenez Sanchez, SRUK president, reiterated the commitment of this organization to encourage collaboration between UK and Spanish scientists, and highlighted the need for the Spanish Government to implement policies to attract the talents that would most likely leave UK after Brexit.

    27/03/2017

    La Vanguardia

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    Brexit affects the future of Spanish researchers working in the UK

    María Jiménez-Sánchez, SRUK president, spoke about the uncertainty generated among the community of Spanish researchers working in the UK. At the same time, she reiterated her commitment in stimulating the scientific collaborations between Spanish and the UK.

    27/03/2017

    El Periodico

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    30% of Spanish researchers may abandon the UK

    A big number of Spanish researchers working in the UK are thinking about leaving the country due to the changes that may occur with Brexit. María Jiménez, president of SRUK, says that it is important that Spain tries to capture all the talent that is nowadays in the UK.

    27/03/2017

    La Sexta

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    30% of Spanish Scientists may leave the UK due to Brexit

    A survey done by SRUK reveals that 30% of the Spanish researchers in the UK are planning to leave the country due to the possible immigration changes after Brexit. María Jiménez, SRUK president, assures that SRUK will guarantee the recognition of Spanish and international scientists in the scientific progress of the UK.

    27/03/2017

    El Diario

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    Post-Brexit: Spanish researchers to leave the UK according to SRUK survey

    Information about the survey results about Brexit carried out by SRUK to the Spanish researcher community living in United Kingdom. Emma Martínez, Director of SRUK Science Policy Committee, highlighted the development of negotiations as a key factor for the researchers to decide about their future in United Kingdom. Also, María Jiménez, President of SRUK, reaffirmed SRUK role promoting collaborations between both countries and reasserted the importance of bringing to Spain the potential departing Spanish talent as a consequence of Brexit.

    27/03/2017

    El Día

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    Brexit concerns for Spanish Researchers in the UK

    Estrella Luna, Vice-president of SRUK highlights the uncertainty generated by Brexit, while mentions the support received from British scientists such us Stephen Hawking and institutions like Universities that organize informative talks. Estrella has also talked about the negative consequences for the British Research system, because it will lose not only EU skilled researchers and collaborations with EU groups, but also access to essential European funding.

    23/03/2017

    RNE

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