Helpful to hear from Professor Anton Muscatelli and Dr Wendy Piatt of Russell Group Universities this morning on the benefits of continuing EU membership. As well as a simple analysis of costs and benefits, their case is that research and innovation are global pursuits and most effective when ideas and people are mobile across borders. EU-level co-operation is making a significant impact on complex gloabal challenges like tackling climate change, and new approaches to fighting against cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and HIV.

More here – http://russellgroup.ac.uk/policy/publications/russell-group-universities-and-the-european-union/