This is according to a new survey conducted by the Israeli Young Academy during the month of March. In the segmentation of the results by age, it can be seen that there is an increase in the chances of leaving at all ages, but it is more pronounced for younger faculty members
The Israeli Young Academy, acting on behalf of the Israeli National Academy of Sciences, publishes today, Monday March 20, the results of a preliminary survey examining whether there has been a change in the position of faculty members regarding their willingness to leave the country. The short survey was sent to all the rectors of the universities in Israel and distributed through them and through the deans to faculty members in Israel, and 1948 respondents answered it, including 1916 senior faculty members, to whom these figures refer:
- According to the survey, A very high proportion of the faculty members who responded to the survey (73%) reported a considerable increase (of 35% on average) from last year in the chances of them leaving the country, And the great majority declares that the main reason for this is the processes of legal legislation that have begun in recent months.
- In the segmentation of the results by age, it can be seen that there is an increase in the chances of leaving at all ages, but it is more pronounced in Younger faculty members.
- available There is a significant negative correlation between the average age of the children of faculty members and the increase in the chances of leaving. 77% of the parents of small children (under the age of 5) reported an increase in the chances of leaving compared to only 65% of the parents of older children (adults over the age of 15).
- in all institutions A high percentage of faculty members who reported an increase in their chances of leaving the country was recorded: in most universities the percentage of respondents who reported an increase in their chances of leaving the country ranges from 62% to 81%, and at Ariel University it is 39%. No major differences were noted between the research fields.
- Most of the researchers Anticipating future harm in their activities, such as their ability to submit research proposals to international funds, damage to international research collaborations and cancellations of peer visits.
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