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Wellcome Trust boosts pay to keep researchers in Britain

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7200.1718a (Published 26 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1718
  1. Hilary Bower
  1. London

    The decision by the British research charity the Wellcome Trust to give its 270 senior researchers a 30%pay rise has put pressure on the UK government to follow suit with its academic researchers; the move is unlikely, however, to provoke a compensatory windfall for researchers in competing US and European institutions.

    Urgent action is needed to keep Britain's …

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