UK faces physics ‘catastrophe’ without funding increase | Higher Education and academic research |

Report to funding council warns UK could lose leading international position.

Physics research in the land of Isaac Newton and Peter Higgs faces a “catastrophic” future and the United Kingdom will “lose leadership and credibility” on the world stage if current levels of funding continue, according to a panel of experts. Their report was completed last year at the request of the country’s major funder and released today. (...) Nature, by Daniel Cressey, 26 March 2014