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REF 2014 – Disclosure of personal circumstances

The University aims to ensure that all eligible academic staff are considered for inclusion in the REF submission. Any member of staff who feels that they have not been able to produce the required number of pieces of research due … Continue reading

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FAQ’s available on the REF web-site

The REF Team have made new FAQ’s available on the REF web-site. Please visit: http://www.ref.ac.uk/faq/

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SRHE Prize for Newer Researchers – 2012 Call for Applications and Guidelines

Awards in 2012 Each year the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) invites applications from Newer Researchers to enter a research proposal for a small scale project under an SRHE Prize scheme. All entries are reviewed by an expert … Continue reading

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The Panel criteria and working methods is now available on the REF web-site.

The Panel criteria and working methods (REF01.2012) is now available on the REF web-site at: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/research/ref/pubs/2012/01_12/

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REF2014 Draft panel criteria and working methods

The REF have published the Consultation on draft panel criteria and working methods. The consultation questions and response information can be found in Annex A of ‘Generic statement of assessment criteria and panel procedures, plus annexes’ document. The deadline for … Continue reading

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Publication of the REF2014 Guidance on submissions

HEFCE have today published the following REF2014 documents: • Guidance on Submissions: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/research/ref/pubs/2011/02_11/ • Guidance to panels: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/research/ref/pubs/other/guide/ • Equality briefing for panels: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/research/ref/pubs/other/equality/ The guidance on submissions sets out the general framework for REF2014 and also provides guidance to … Continue reading

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Publication of key REF2014 documents

HEFCE expect to publish the REF2014 ‘Guidance on submissions’ document on Thursday 14th July. The document will be available initially online via the REF website but institutions will receive hard copies shortly after.  HEFCE also expect to publish the ‘Panel … Continue reading

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HEFCE Publish Updated List of Expert Panels for 2011

HEFCE have now completed the process of appointing panel members through the nominations received. An updated membership of the expert panels for 2011, where the criteria for the assessment will be set, has now been published on the HEFCE website (http://www.hefce.ac.uk/research/ref/panels/).

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Ref timetable released

The timetable for the REF is now as follows: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/research/ref/timetable/

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Weighting of Research Impact Confirmed for REF 2014

Details of how the new Research Excellence Framework will assess research that has led to wider social and economic benefits.  To read this item in full visit the HEFCE website.

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