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Since 2009 Spanish research has undergone budget cuts of over 40%. This
situation brings back the country’s R&D to levels of 15 years ago, which
means a big blow to the scientific tissue developed during the years
previous to the economic crisis. Many experts agree –contrary to the
official message- that it will take many decades to recover.
Beyond the effects on active research lines at the different centers and
universities lies the personal drama of many researchers. On the one hand,
experienced scientists on the way to consolidate their careers have to
abandon the country one more time. On the other hand young people formed
in the Spanish university system leave when facing the impossibility of
developing their career in a country [...]
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