"Should the University worry about brain drain?" Ethics Forum
All students and staff are invited to this debate on brain drain and the responsibilities of universities on Friday, March 13th at 1:10pm.
This lunchtime session explores the challenge that brain drain presents for global justice and human development, and how universities can contribute to reversing this trend.
Friday March 13th, 2015
Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, University of Edinburgh
The phenomenon of skilled workers migrating from developing to developed countries is seen by many as a cause for concern, with developing countries footing the bill for training while developed countries enjoy the rewards. But do universities contribute to this pattern? Do international students from developing countries return home after graduation? Does international recruitment support brain drain by targeting academic elites for scholarships?
Short talks from a panel of speakers will be followed by a Q&A/discussion session. All are welcome to attend and take part in discussion.
The Ethics Forum is held in partnership with the Just World Institute and the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability. Join the Just World Institute's facebook page to stay up to date on all upcoming events.