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With science funding restored, universities and colleges push for more student support in 2019 budget

By Jolson Lim      

As the new financial plan comes together, post-secondary schools want 'complementary' funding for the administrative costs of research, student awards, and work-integrated learning.

Scientists are pushing for the federal government to cover more of the 'full' costs of research, which include lab equipment and technicians, on top of project funding. Photograph courtesy of Flickr

Building on unprecedented investments for science in the 2018 budget, universities and colleges are pressing the Liberals ahead of the 2019 budget for new funding to cover the “least sexy” costs of research, as well as dramatically expanding the number of students in work placements.

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