Managing Slovakia’s scientific brain-drain

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Managing Slovakia’s scientific brain-drain

27. 01. 2017 10:41

Is it solely better money that lures Slovakia's best and brightest scientific researchers to foreign lands, or something more? Almost 30 thousand young people under the age of 30 are leaving Slovakia every single year with no one to replace them. This is creating a major gap in the sphere of science and research in particular, as Gavin Shoebridge discovered when he spoke to former Vice President of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Doctor Albert Breier, along with current President of the Slovak Academy of Sciences Professor Pavol Šajgalík.

Slovakia's scientific brain drain
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Gavin Shoebridge, Photo: TASR

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