It is essential that we draw on international expertise throughout the REF review process.
For REF 2021, all associations or organisations that want to submit nominations for the expert panels need to provide information about equality and diversity. So what exactly do nominating bodies need to do, and why have we introduced this new process?
Now is a good time to talk about interdisciplinary research in the REF.
Partly-funded by the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund, the University of Dundee’s Discovery Centre is “tearing down disciplinary walls” to achieve translational and interdisciplinary research.
A new survey on open access to research is under way. This blog post looks at the findings from its pilot stages.
New technologies have triggered many changes in the scholarly communication sector; they have also fundamentally changed the way we learn, teach and research.
Under the next REF who has a ‘significant responsibility for research’?
Credit for research outputs should be given to the originating institution. But we need transitional arrangements for this cycle of the REF.
The effective evaluation of interdisciplinary work and its challenges has been an issue I have discussed, talked and written about – in other words wrestled with – for many years. It is widely accepted that this is an area fraught with complexity, but a critically important one in supporting a healthy and diverse research base.
Delivering responsible metrics in UK research is a collective effort.