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+ Research Professional Reseerch Professions Cristina Gallardo Ema aerts Log Out HE News Funding Awards Our Institution Help (© Anices Opportunities. Search Ge ree ‘Feb 18, 15:37 By Cristina Gallardo Relatad Articles ‘xcoptional talent viene Movement matters "The uncertainty is corosve Imperial College wants My Brexit story: UK must allow researchers dependents in Leaked plans say UK wit impose visa on EU citizens Immigration special aoe ‘Greek economist Dimitrios Syrakos Is staying putin the UK, but he says post-Brexit immigration policies must allow European Union ckizenst bring ther relatives to Britain, © Comment on tis artic “Troughout he weck Rasearch Fornight wilt up wih be ‘text exparences ofa greupof European Union academies tet Interviewed on the eve othe UK eerendum on EU membership a yes and aha go My rex story: From tatan fo Bish My Brox sory: Funding bis fal vcim o exit vo ‘Syrakos, sence leet in economics at Manchester Metopatan Unversity proud of having managed to Kop cool ami ho unoanainty uleashed bythe Bret woo, He fal cer than many ‘her EU czas ving in the UK because he has accumulated 21, {You's of connuous residence In Ban, of whch he has spent 16. ‘working. This alowod him o seat ebtan a crate om the Home Otis roving he was a permanent resin sory Beto he EU foro, as ho had aloadydocidod ho wantd to romain in {he county in thoong term nen he spoke to Research Fortight onthe ove of the ext vote, he said he end of reedom of movement for EU eitzon nisin ‘woud mainly mean "shall ofa ot of mare paperwork nce fly ‘Commitment ake hin to Gress anda hie wiles county, Russi, several mes a yar utin he year and ah nce, Syrakos has lad out appying fr UK ctizenthip. as he tds the process iflet and burdensome." had bem nthe UK for loss han sb years would have fe ery sressod he sald His main reason for concer abou Bees whether he wi be abe torolain is EU ctizon’ rights, espacial he ait to ring relates tote UK "For family reasons, | would have kd to relocate my pronto the UK the ong term, wen hey grow very ol he says. "We dont ow the final agreement et bul we have ahard Brot for ‘example, tha may not be posse. Andi thy need heals, we ‘wou have to fy to Greece mare ote, and ht becomes very ‘eatin tho ong on™ ‘Atbough he hes not sulered any setback when apn for EU funng lors wrk, Syrakoe sald many colsagues vated in oj at Marchasor Motopotars Conte for Entrpse nave Srgle o win grants since te oi. “oF cure, are oxen thet ciculies are understansable“he sys. "Why would te EU commit to projects by UK researchers i they go beyond 20197" ‘Comments