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What UK-based researchers who lost ERC grants can expect next

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As 115 researchers lose their EU grants, here’s what we know about the UK alternative

This is a sad week for the 115 UK-based researchers who have had to drop their prestigious European Research Council grants because of the long shadow of Brexit.

With politicians from the UK and EU still bickering over details of the Brexit trade agreement, the UK’s association to EU R&D programmes has been on hold, and scientists’ projects and careers have become collateral damage.

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