THE GUARDIAN: No-deal Brexit would leave science dead for years, say Nobel prizewinners

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Release date: 8/10/2019

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Sir Andre Geim, who won a Nobel prize in 2010 for his work on graphene and is based at Manchester University, is equally damning: “In science, a no-deal Brexit would be like a severe drought for an orchard. You can’t expect to have a harvest after watering it again next year. All the trees are already dead.”

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TitleNo-deal Brexit would leave science dead for years, say Nobel prizewinners
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date8/10/19
DescriptionSir Andre Geim, who won a Nobel prize in 2010 for his work on graphene and is based at Manchester University, is equally damning: “In science, a no-deal Brexit would be like a severe drought for an orchard. You can’t expect to have a harvest after watering it again next year. All the trees are already dead.”
URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/oct/08/top-scientists-accuse-boris-johnson-of-behaving-like-a-clown-over-research-funding
PersonsAndre Geim