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Wellcome report reveals ‘deep concerns’ over research culture

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‘Shocking’ survey finds fewer than a third of researchers feel secure pursuing a research career

A “shocking” report has laid bare the high levels of stress and insecurity experienced by researchers in the UK.

According to a survey conducted on behalf of the Wellcome Trust, less than a third—29 per cent—feel secure pursuing a research career with four out of five—78 per cent—agreeing that high levels of competition have created unkind and aggressive research conditions.

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