IBERS set to lose 70 staff

IBERS set to lose 70 staff

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

IBERS, previously IGER and now part of the University of Aberystwyth, has announced that it intends to reduce staffing levels due to a funding deficit.

See the announcement via this link www.aber.ac.uk/en/ibers/news-events/restructure/

Farmers Guardian reported last week of appeals by the FUW to Westminster and the Welsh Assembly to provide urgent funding. See the full article at www.farmersguardian.com/news/young-farmers/young-farmers-news/aberystwyth-university-to-cut-jobs-at-ibers/30191.article

BGS recognises its is a difficult time for IBERS staff, which includes many BGS members, and offer our best wishes to all those caught up in the current consultations. We hope additional funding will come through in time to see this high quality research team retain its strength.

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