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Brain drain fear stalks Italy again

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New minister told 15,000 highly skilled researchers could quit if contract reforms stall

Italy’s new research minister has been warned she must act fast to stop thousands of highly skilled scientists leaving the country.

Up to 15,000 researchers currently paid by universities via short-term contracts could soon look for work in other countries, the association of PhD candidates and postdoc researchers ADI (Associazione Dottorandi e Dottori di Ricerca in Italia) told Anna Maria Bernini in an open letter.

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