Mexico is implementing a measure to encourage national researchers who are working abroad to return to Mexico and prevent the country's "brain drain".
The Program for the Retention and Return, sponsored by Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt), has invested more than 440 million pesos (more than US $30 million) to encourage researchers working abroad to come back and join research teams for higher education institutions in Mexico.
The three universities ranking highest among return destinations for Mexican scientists are the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), with 49 returnees, followed by the Autonomous University of . . .