The risk of losing out on collaborative research funding dominated concerns over the impact of Brexit as stakeholders committed to work more closely to lobby governments on both sides of the channel at the EAIE conference in Liverpool.
Post-Brexit planning was the inevitable focus of attention at the Universities UK annual conference at Nottingham Trent University last week, with a number of strident challenges made to the government.
Northern Ireland's universities will suffer if access to funding and collaboration with EU institutions is restricted, a senior academic has said, and stakeholders are wary of the potential political fallout.
In the aftermath of the UK’s historic EU referendum, universities in Europe have been caught up in the vacuum of uncertainty created by Brexit. Speaking with The PIE News, stakeholders discussed the likely fall in incoming UK students over the coming years but said they are hopeful that it could be offset by growing interest from students from other EU states.