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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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    What is the problem with the Science Pact?

    Analisis of the need of a Science Pact in Spain. The author mentions SRUK article "Time for a Science Pact" previously pubished in El Pais.

    11/03/2017

    El Pais

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    Breaking stereotypes: Athena scientists

    Nerea Irigoyen Vergara, Director of SRUK International Affairs, described the SRUK survey results about Equality and Perception of Women in Science. Gender and maternity were emphasized as obstacles to professional promotion; whereas the lack of female roles in senior positions represents a great challenge. Surprisingly, 60% of male survey respondents considered women as good leaders. Also, the importance of initiatives such as Athena SWAN and the Dorothy Hodgkin fellowships for Gender Equality and labour conciliation in academia were highlighted.

    07/03/2017

    El País

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    Time for a Science Pact

    The Spanish government has not yet implemented any of the science measures proposed during the election campaign. Fidel Alfaro and Emma Martinez Sánchez, from the Science Policy Committee of the Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom (SRUK), analyse the first 100 days of the legislature to find common points to urgently implement the improvements that the Spanish Research and Science system needs.

    06/02/2017

    El Pais

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    The talent prize that flies the Spanish flag for organometallic chemistry

    Hevia, professor of inorganic chemisty at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, described herself as a “molecular architect” after receiving the Society of Spanish Researchers in the UK’s inaugural Emerging Talent Award at the Spanish Embassy in London this week.

    14/12/2016

    Nature Jobs Blog

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