Prof Gosden discusses the cataclysmic impact a no-deal would have on British archaeology

16-10-2018 by Robyn Mason

Professor Chris Gosden, Director of the Institute of Archaeology, joins several other academics and university officials talking with the Guardian about the potential disastrous impact a Brexit no-deal would have on research and the sciences in Britain.  Europe funds 38% of archaeological research in the UK and with no plan B, Gosden fears the discipline could dwindle unless an agreement is reached on science. Although the government has guaranteed all research cash awarded in the current Horizon 2020 programme, Chris points out that big collaborative research projects take up to two years to plan and British academics already need to be thinking beyond 2020. 

Read the full article in the Guardian here

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