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Funding: Austerity bites deeply

Funding: Austerity bites deeply | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Institutions in Argentina and Brazil are struggling to maintain their funding and talent. (...) - Nature, by Anna Petherick, Nature 548, 249–251 (10 August 2017)

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Argentina’s researchers occupy science ministry

Argentina’s researchers occupy science ministry | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Young scientists angry at budget cuts say they have been denied permanent jobs. (...) - Nature, by Valeria Roman, 03 January 2017

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[Argentina] Universities to strike over lack of funds

The Federation of University Teachers called for a general strike last week, to which 53 institutions of higher education pledged their support, reports Prensa Latina. According to several media outlets, the secretary-general of the teachers’ union, Daniel Ricci, has claimed that the financial situation in higher education is very serious due to the lack of funds. Ricci also noted that the increase in electricity, gas and water tariffs had damaged universities and added that they may not be able to pay salaries or services. (...) - University World News, by Prensa Latina07 May 2016 Issue No:412
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Argentina financiará nuevos programas de I+D e innovación

Argentina financiará nuevos programas de I+D e innovación | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Argentina implementará un programa de innovación tecnológica y formación de capital humano gracias a un préstamo de US$200 millones del BID. - SciDev.Net

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[Argentina] Where science and nonsense collide

[Argentina] Where science and nonsense collide | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

After a decade of progress, Argentina’s scientists are battling a government bent on twisting public conceptions of their role, writes Alberto Kornblihtt. (...) - Nature, by Alberto Kornblihtt, 10 January 2017

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Argentina’s scientists engulfed in budget crisis

Argentina’s scientists engulfed in budget crisis | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Cuts could spark an exodus of young talent, some fear.


Scientists in Argentina are bracing for hard times next year. Later this month, the country’s senate is expected to approve a 2017 budget that would deal a crippling blow to research. Researchers and students have been staging protests in the capital, Buenos Aires, and in other cities since news of the pending cuts broke last month. (...) - Science, by Emilio Rodriguez Mega, Nov 16 2016

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La science argentine mobilisée contre le gouvernement de Mauricio Macri

Pour la première fois depuis 1966, le monde argentin de la science dans son ensemble s’est prononcé contre la politique d’un gouvernement. Cela n’est pas survenu depuis la « Nuit des Longs Bâtons », en 1966, sous la terrible la dictature du Général Juan Carlos Ongania. Sept mille scientifiques et tous les organismes de ce secteur ont critiqué de façon très dure les politiques du gouvernement Macri envers la science. (...) - Place Publique, par Matias Ferrari, 18/02/2016
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L'Université de technologie de Troyes s'exporte en Argentine

L'Université de technologie de Troyes s'exporte en Argentine | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Un nouveau Master 2 « Optimisation et Sûreté des Systèmes » ouvre à Buenos Aires.
L’Université de technologie de Troyes (UTT) ouvre son premier cursus diplômant sur le campus de l’Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UNT), à Buenos Aires. Ce nouveau Master 2 en Optimisation et Sûreté des Systèmes, avec un diplôme de l’UTT à la clé, accueillera aussi bien des étudiants venus de toute l’Amérique latine que des élèves ingénieurs français souhaitant continuer leurs études dans un pays en plein essor tel que l’Argentine. La première rentrée est prévue pour le mois de mars 2013. (...) - capcampus.com

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