UK scientists attack ‘reckless’ Tory cuts to international research

Projects tackling some of world’s major problems – including the climate crisis – are set to be cancelled or cut back after budget cuts

Hundreds of key research projects aimed at tackling some of the world’s major problems – from antimicrobial resistance to the climate crisis – will have to be cancelled or cut back thanks to budget cuts imposed by the government.

Last week, the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) agency – which controls science funding in Britain – told universities that its budget for international development projects had been cut from £245m to £125m.

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