Monthly Archives: October 2008

Editors demand an opt-out from journal rankings

The Times Higher has reported that editors of 45 international academic journals have asked for their titles to be removed from a controversial new journal ranking system. In a joint editorial entitled “Journals under threat: A joint response from history … Continue reading

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REF could penalise those working across disciplines

The Times Higher Education highlights new research that suggests that the system being set up to replace the RAE could discourage academics from working with colleagues outside their own discipline even though the Government is trying to promote interdisciplinary work. For the … Continue reading

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