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Government yet to see discrimination against UK researchers due to Brexit

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5811 (Published 27 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5811
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. London

A dedicated inbox that was set up by the government to receive reports of discrimination against UK researchers because of the country’s decision to leave the EU has not been sent any concrete examples, MPs have been told.

Ministers appearing before the House of Commons science and technology committee during an evidence session on 26 October said that they were happy to look at any cases of possible discrimination linked to Brexit.

During the session for the committee’s inquiry into the implications for science and research of leaving the EU, MPs quizzed Jo Johnson, minister …

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