Research Councils UK have published a report this morning written by the economist Romesh Vatilingam which looks at the economic impact of research in the UK. It states that a £1 billion cut in science funding will costs the UK £10 billion.
The British Heart Foundation have put out a news release in response.
The evidence builds up, the voices multiply….The Science is Vital petition is handed in to 10 Downing Street today with almost 35,000 signatures. An incredible number so thanks for signing.