Proposals announced by the UK Government to reintroduce a two-year post-study work visa for international students completing their education in the UK have been welcomed by RSE President.
In a letter to the Prime Minister, the RSE President outlined the role that the RSE can play by providing independent evidence-based advice to both the UK and Scottish Governments and Parliaments.
“It was good to receive such a prestigious grant so soon after beginning my academic career. The research activity reinvigorated my national and international networks, professional and academic.”
In this issue, read about our recent RSE@ Inverness event, Food for Thought; discover if there has been any progress for Women in STEM over the last five years; find out about the RSE Young Academy of Scotland’s training day for displaced migrants; and read about how experts are working to preserve the Union Chain Bridge; and much more …
Joint letter requests meetings with Secretaries of State to discuss arrangements with UK Research and Innovation to take account of needs, priorities and contributions of devolved nations in light of leaving the European Union.
The UK Parliament will this week vote on the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The RSE has been clear on the need to ensure that the UK achieves the closest possible research relationship with the EU.