Tagged: REF

For REFerence…

Looking at responding to the REF consultation? Too late. The deadline for responding to the second Research Excellence Framework consultation closed two weeks ago. Following the Stern Review last summer, the long-awaited technical consultation on the latest REF was published in …

Research and Innovation Conference

Southampton Solent University is holding their annual research and innovation conference on 3rd and 4th May 2017 which is focusing on the theme of ‘making an impact’. The conference is open to staff and students and event organisers would be very pleased …

Next steps for the Research Excellence Framework

This timely seminar will discuss the future of the Research Excellence Framework (REF), examining proposals in the recently published review of the REF, commissioned by Government and undertaken by Lord Stern. Planned sessions examine key recommendations in the Review, including in the …

Ensuring integrity and rigour in UK research: best practice, open data and the impact of the REF

Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar Ensuring integrity and rigour in UK research: best practice, open data and the impact of the REF Speakers include: Dr Steven Hill, Head of Research Policy, HEFCE Dr Eleonora Belfiore, Centre for Cultural Policy …

Designing and tracking research impacts

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My colleague Rachel Brockhurst and I had a really interesting discussion on Monday with Lisa Fedorciow from Vertigo Ventures about their project-based ‘Impact Tracker’ tool. Tracking research impact – driven in some part but not only by the REF and RCUK – is becoming increasingly important …

An International REF? GuildHE / CREST response to the HEFCE Survey

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GuildHE and CREST have responded to the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s survey about the desirability of an international REF. An international REF_GuildHEandCRESTresponsetoHEFCE_12_11_14