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REF 2021: Guidance Released

This afternoon HEFCE released the decisions on staff and outputs for REF 2021. Our very own Ruth Hattam was digesting the details over lunch and has come up with a useful bitesize summary. If that’s not enough REF for you you can always read the full thing (it’s only 19 pages): http://www.ref.ac.uk/media/ref,2021/downloads/REF%202017_04%20Decisions.pdf All staff with significant…

UK Research & Innovation Launch – Video

Yesterday the Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation, Sir Mark Walport, set out his vision for the new organisation which will formally begin operations in April 2018. Jo Johnson, MP, the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research & Innovation also spoke. You can view the full live stream of the event here:

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ECR event on the HEFCE consultation on the next REF, Tues 14 Feb

As you have no doubt heard, the Higher Education Funding Council for England has launched a consultation on the next Research Excellence Framework. This includes proposals intended to streamline the REF process and make it less burdensome for UK universities whilst maintaining and improving incentives for research excellence.  It includes recommendations relating to: the submission of…

Calling all academic researchers!

Don’t miss out on three great opportunities for academics to work with and learn about Parliament. Attend Research, Impact and the UK Parliament training and learn how to use academic research to engage with Parliament. Training sessions take place monthly around the UK. Get involved in UK Parliament Week 2016 (14–20 November). Engage your students, colleagues…

Find out more about Participatory Action Research with training days in 2017

Three workshops are being offered by the Participatory Research Hub for those interested in finding out more about this way of researching in collaboration. The workshops are open to those new to and established as researchers in universities, the voluntary and public sectors, communities and activists. Participatory research is an excellent route to research impact…

Work with and find out about UK Parliament

There are three great opportunities for academics to work with and learn about the UK Parliament coming up in the next couple of months. Attend “Research, Impact and the UK Parliament” training Learn how to use academic research to engage with Parliament at our “Research, Impact and the UK Parliament” training events, taking place monthly…