Current Funding Policy for Universities May Trigger Brain Drain from Brazil

The most recent data from CAPES show that in 2015 there were 49,735 professionals leaving Brazil in search of opportunities in foreign universities. Although there are no figures released regarding 2019, Rodrigo Lins, a journalist, writer and university professor, believes that the "brain drain" has increased.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Science is not doing well in Brazil and this is reflected in the country's two main development agencies.

The Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES) has frozen at least 8,692 master's and doctoral fellowships, while . . .

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