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Northern Irish universities fear ‘no deal’

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Institutions historically dependent on EU funding seek clarity on Horizon Europe

Universities in Northern Ireland have warned of a potentially devastating impact on their research as a no-deal Brexit looms once again. With the end of the Brexit transition period fast approaching, and a trade deal with the European Union still elusive, much is at stake for the universities, which rely heavily on EU research funding.

“Queen’s University Belfast expects that a no-deal Brexit will have a significant impact on its education and research activities,” Emma Flynn, the institution’s pro vice-chancellor for research and enterprise, said.

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