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How Brexit Is Transforming the UK’s STEM Community
Scientists face the ramifications of the country’s departure from the European Union, from delays in laboratory supplies to difficulties hiring international students and faculty.
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How Brexit Is Transforming the UK’s STEM Community
How Brexit Is Transforming the UK’s STEM Community

Scientists face the ramifications of the country’s departure from the European Union, from delays in laboratory supplies to difficulties hiring international students and faculty.

Scientists face the ramifications of the country’s departure from the European Union, from delays in laboratory supplies to difficulties hiring international students and faculty.

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Foreign Researchers Accused of Hiding Links to Chinese Military
Amanda Heidt | Jul 24, 2020
Four Chinese nationals have been charged with visa fraud after revelations that they sent information on the layout of US labs and research carried out by colleagues back to China.
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US Bars International Students from Online-Only Learning in Fall
Lisa Winter | Jul 7, 2020
Some in-person instruction will be required to maintain a student visa, and universities must tell the US government of their plans to open by July 15.
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Trump Suspends H-1B Immigration Visas for Foreign Workers
Amanda Heidt | Jun 23, 2020
The executive order introduces new measures to curb international competition for US jobs, including highly skilled positions in research and academia.
The Pandemic’s Effects on Recruiting International STEM Trainees
Abby Olena | Apr 29, 2020
The closure of visa offices, travel and immigration restrictions, and general anxiety create barriers for the international graduate students and postdocs who play a huge role in research in the United States.
Visiting Researcher Indicted for Failure to Disclose Military Role
Amy Schleunes | Feb 24, 2020
The case of a lieutenant in the Chinese army who studied physics at Boston University points to broader vulnerabilities in US academia, The Wall Street Journal reports.
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Iranian Students Denied Entry to US
Kerry Grens | Jan 28, 2020
Despite having valid visas to attend universities, more than a dozen would-be graduate students have been detained at the airport and sent back to Iran in recent months.
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UK to Recruit Top Scientists in New Visa Program
Amy Schleunes | Jan 27, 2020
The fast-track Global Talent visa will have no cap on the number of researchers able to come to the UK.
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.
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As Visa Difficulties Persist, Scientists Push for Change
Katarina Zimmer | Jul 10, 2019
Individual researchers and science societies are finding solutions so colleagues around the globe can attend conferences, from remote presentations to relocating conferences.
More Researchers Denied UK Entry to Attend Meetings
Kerry Grens | Nov 9, 2018
The latest rejections of visa requests have scientists up in arms.
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
Diana Kwon | Jun 27, 2018
The list of imports subject to additional taxes include products used in research, but the effect of the trade dispute is still unclear.
Trump Administration Considers Restrictions on Chinese Researchers
Diana Kwon | May 2, 2018
The proposed limitations stem from fears of intellectual property theft.
Update: Iranian Researcher Detained at US Airport
Bob Grant | Jul 10, 2017
The cancer scientist and his family have been sent home, and an official claims that his detention was not triggered by the Trump travel ban.
STEM Bill Passed by House
Dan Cossins | Dec 5, 2012
A bill that would increase visas for foreign-born, US-trained science and engineering graduates passes in the House, but is unlikely to get through Senate.
Biologists Not Welcome
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 28, 2012
Proposed legislation that sought to offer green cards to foreign STEM students excluded those in biology.
House Fails STEM Bill
Jef Akst | Sep 21, 2012
Legislation aimed at retaining foreign students who earn advanced science and engineering degrees in the United States is rejected by Congress.
US Visa Rules Hinder Science?
Megan Scudellari | Jul 25, 2011
Indian researchers argue that applying for new visas every year is an insult to international scientists.