Plymouth neuroscience research scheme ‘at risk’ if UK votes to leave EU

Comments (3) A neuroscience research scheme which has received more than €4million from the EU would be at risk in the event of a Brexit vote, according to Plymouth University professors. Dr John Matthias, associate professor in sonic arts, says the EU has contributed €4.2million to the CogNovo programme, designed to explore the emerging field of cognitive innovation. “This groundbreaking project involves Plymouth University staff from many academic fields, including psychology, creative arts, robotics and neuroscience, and has enabled us to recruit PhD students from all over the world to come to Plymouth for three years,” Dr Matthias said. “If we were to leave the EU, we would be ineligible for EU research funding, leaving us much less likely to be able to continue to punch above our weight in an…


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