HEFCE’s growing portfolio of data maps throw areas of research excellence into sharp relief. This means they also reveal great opportunities for public and private sectors.
The results are out. They will be pored over by thousands of academics, administrators, journalists, policy makers, critics and friends of the REF. They will be interpreted in many ways and used for purposes beyond the original intentions of the four funding bodies that steer and sponsor the exercise. But what do the numbers really […]