Researchers Quit MIT’s Media Lab over Jeffrey Epstein Money
Researchers Quit MIT’s Media Lab over Jeffrey Epstein Money
Two scholars resign after learning that their employer accepted donations and investments from the billionaire and alleged serial pedophile who recently died by suicide in jail.
Researchers Quit MIT’s Media Lab over Jeffrey Epstein Money
Researchers Quit MIT’s Media Lab over Jeffrey Epstein Money

Two scholars resign after learning that their employer accepted donations and investments from the billionaire and alleged serial pedophile who recently died by suicide in jail.

Two scholars resign after learning that their employer accepted donations and investments from the billionaire and alleged serial pedophile who recently died by suicide in jail.

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In Brazil, Thousands of Research Fellowships Are at Risk
In Brazil, Thousands of Research Fellowships Are at Risk
Ignacio Amigo | Aug 20, 2019
A lack of funding for the country’s main research agency threatens the future of Brazilian scientific research.
UK Announces Fast-Track Visa to Recruit Top Scientists
UK Announces Fast-Track Visa to Recruit Top Scientists
Ashley Yeager | Aug 9, 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the immigration program will help the nation remain a science superpower post-Brexit.
Stem Cell Funding Agency CIRM Is Nearly Out of Funds
Stem Cell Funding Agency CIRM Is Nearly Out of Funds
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 8, 2019
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has been funding research since it formed in 2004, giving out nearly $3 billion in grants to date.
Mexican President Eases Up on Researchers’ Travel Rules
Mexican President Eases Up on Researchers’ Travel Rules
Emma Yasinski | Jul 5, 2019
Scientists won’t need Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s approval to attend meetings internationally, but researchers continue to struggle amidst budget cuts.
Hungarian Law Wrests Control of Research from Scientific Academy
Hungarian Law Wrests Control of Research from Scientific Academy
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 3, 2019
Protestors disapprove of putting scientific institutions under the authority of a government-led committee.
Alaska Governor Cuts $130 Million for University of Alaska System
Alaska Governor Cuts $130 Million for University of Alaska System
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 1, 2019
Mike Dunleavy vetoes funding that would have made up 40 percent of the university system’s total budget.
Prominent Mouse Genetics Center Could be Shuttered
Prominent Mouse Genetics Center Could be Shuttered
Shawna Williams | Jun 21, 2019
Staff at the UK’s Harwell Institute were notified that a strategy board recommended halting its academic work, but a final decision is months away.
Emory Researchers Removed After Failing to Disclose Chinese Funding
Emory Researchers Removed After Failing to Disclose Chinese Funding
Catherine Offord | May 24, 2019
This marks the second known instance in which an institution has acted on NIH’s concern about foreign influence over US-based researchers.
Brazilian Academics Protest Against Budget Cuts
Brazilian Academics Protest Against Budget Cuts
Ignacio Amigo | May 21, 2019
Blocked resources and the suspension of research scholarships threaten the future of Brazilian science, academics say.