[shared via Google Reader from Sciencebase Science Blog]
Austerity measures – cutbacks in other words – are taking their toll on science. A special issue of The Euroscientist brings together an analysis of the impact of austerity on scientists and their research and the growing brain drain.
The magazine is also encouraging other scientists, including those based beyond Southern Europe, to share their experiences and to discuss how crowd sourcing and citizen science might overcome the deficits caused by funding cuts.
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