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Brexit would throw the future of UK academic research into question

"The UK is a net recipient of research funds from the EU"

By Michael Arthur  

students wearing Mortar Boards and Gowns after graduating ©Chris Radburn/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: Twelve things you need to know about Brexit 

The referendum on our membership of the European Union is fast-approaching and there is a clear possibility that we will vote for Brexit. Debate so far has been dominated by the macroeconomic consequences of leaving the EU, but what would a “Leave” vote mean for our universities?

While university world rankings should come with a clearly labelled…

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