Well, I’m all in favour of collaboration, maybe we will stop wasting resources (let’s try and look for the bright points in what is going to be a difficult few years).

Government announces 45.7 per cent reduction over four years. Paul Jump reports

Sharp declines in the research capital budget will bring about a new era of collaboration among universities, according to David Willetts.

The universities and science minister was speaking in the wake of this week’s announcement of the science budget allocations for a four-year period beginning in 2011-12.

Indicative figures suggest that the average capital spend on research will fall by 45.7 per cent compared with the 2010-11 baseline.

Read full story in Times Higher Education.

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