Science in agony
Austerity is killing off scientific research in Spain, Spanish researchers, scientists' organizations and university rectors claim. Spain has cut 40 percent of its research, development and innovation funding during the economic crisis. While Spanish government says that there is no brain drain, the critics argue that cuts in science funding in Southern European countries are putting in danger the competitiveness of Europe. We met Amaya Moro-Martín, a prominent astrophysicist and campaigner who continues her career in the US, at NASA, after finding no job opportunities in Spain. To read the story in Finnish, continue HERE.
Published in Helsingin Sanomat in 2014.