Category Archives: REF

Three-D Issue 27: Research Excellence Framework update

While a new acronym by name of TEF has started to haunt the nightmares of many an academic we are still keeping a wary eye on the next Research Excellence Framework (REF). With the publication of Lord Stern’s review of … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 18: The REF is coming

Peter Golding Northumbria University It is spring and a young academic’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of the REF.  Whether it should or it shouldn’t many academics are very much focused on the assessment of research to take place in … Continue reading

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MeCCSA Response to REF2014, panel criteria and working methods

Summary of MeCCSA’s response to the REF2014 consultation on draft panel criteria and working methods. Name : Prof. Peter Golding Position : Hon. Sec. Institution/organisation : Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association Email : peter.golding@northumbria.ac.uk Responding as : Academic association or … Continue reading

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Response to HEFCE consultation on the REF

MeCCSA has responded to the consultation on proposals for the Research Excellence Framework (REF), promoted by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The consultation had set out proposals for all key aspects of the framework and invited responses … Continue reading

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