The Science Law is approved without the temporary contracts required by centers of excellence

By 25/08/2022 Portal

Two months ago something very unusual happened. The Congress of Deputies agreed to approve, without any vote against, a bill to reform the Spanish public scientific system, burdened by a suffocating bureaucracy - which slows down research and makes it difficult to purchase basic materials, even chairs— and because of the precariousness of researchers under 45 years of age. The call Law of Science It includes measures to reduce this painful paperwork and a new type of permanent contract, intended to replace the current temporary contracts omnipresent among the youngest. The unusual political consensus, however, immediately exploded. A month ago, the Senate approved a controversial amendment promoted by the Popular Party to allow temporary contracts in certain cases. This Thursday, Congress definitively approved the Science Law and overturned that controversial amendment.

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