Scots Nobel winner: Brexit could damage UK science



The Scottish-born winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for chemistry has entered the immigration debate saying Brexit could put the UK’s reputation a as “science superpower” at risk.
Professor Sir James Fraser Stoddart, who was born in Edinburgh, and is now a naturalised American citizen who teaches at Northwestern University in Illinois, said “the resounding message that should go out all around the world is that science is global.”
Sir Fraser, who shared the prize for work on molecular machines with two fellow scientists from France and the Netherlands, also said the US “is what is today... read more

 
15 October 2016 in Learning, Views: 26
Source: Scotsman
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