Brexit’s effect on EU-funded research programmes

by Rebecca Weinberg Scottish universities receive 10% of their research income from the EU, according to a report by the Scottish Government. The EU’s Horizon 2020 research project is an integral part of Scottish academia, allowing Scottish universities to collaborate with researchers from other EU countries on groundbreaking projects across a variety of subjects. However, the looming shadow of Brexit is putting Scotland’s academic research community at risk.   UWS News spoke to Graham Jeffery, a reader in Arts and Media at the University of the West of Scotland, about Brexit’s effect on EU-funded research in Scotland. “I was involved … Continue reading Brexit’s effect on EU-funded research programmes

BREAKING: Theresa May warns: “Parliament paralysis more likely to lead to no Brexit rather than no Deal”

By Jack Ewing Speaking a short time ago from a factory in Stoke, Theresa May warned MP’s both no deal and no Brexit would be “Damaging and Catastrophic”, as she urged MP’s to back her deal. Theresa May called on … Continue reading BREAKING: Theresa May warns: “Parliament paralysis more likely to lead to no Brexit rather than no Deal”

Mary, Queen of the Screen.

Stars take to the Scottish capital to watch premiere of new historical film. Mary Queen of Scots star Saoirse Ronan is one of the many famous names expected to attend the Scottish film’s premiere at Edinburgh Castle tonight. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is also on the list along with Scottish actors Jack Lowden, James McArdle and comedienne Karen Dunbar who also appears in the movie. Director Josie Rourke and producer Tim Bevan are also expected to attend the first Scottish screening of the historical drama, which conveys the story of the two rival queens. Irish actress Saoirse Ronan, who rose … Continue reading Mary, Queen of the Screen.