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Report to the CERIFy project presenting findings from site visits and stakeholder interviews discussing ways in which research benchmarking is carried out within partner institutions. …

Report to the CERIFy project presenting findings from site visits and stakeholder interviews discussing ways in which research benchmarking is carried out within partner institutions.

Presented by Stephanie Taylor at the CERIFy Data Surgery on May 19-20, 2011.

Project Website: http://cerify.ukoln.ac.uk/

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  • 1. Benchmarking http://cerify.ukoln.ac.uk
  • 2. How Is This Used?
    • Comparing current & past performance
    • Global ranking
    • To compare departments for institutional-wide analysis of impact
    • RAE requirement & REF requirement
    • Comparison of-
      • Individuals
      • Groups
      • Disciplines
      • Institutions
    http://cerify.ukoln.ac.uk
  • 3. Collection of Data
    • Publications in journals
    • Australian Journals Ranking List
    • Social media tools
    • Provided by individuals
    • ISI outputs
    • RAE 2008 data
    • HEIDI ( Higher Education Information Database for Institutions )
    • Russell Group information
    http://cerify.ukoln.ac.uk
  • 4. “As Is” - Issues
    • Subjective process - “It’s a black art!”
    • Problem with being in competition - winners & losers, why should losers share?
    • Poor benchmarking leads to indiscriminate bidding and poor investment
    • Researchers undersell themselves so don’t make this informatino available
    http://cerify.ukoln.ac.uk
  • 5. “To Be” - Requirements
    • Consistent information within & across schools
    • Put in context of finances, esteem etc.
    • Exchange of information between institutions on discipline/school level
    • Access to data institutions provide to HEFCE
    • Realistic benchmarking to help institutions strategically invest in specific research areas
    • Ability to compare disciplines & groups of researchers as well as individuals
    http://cerify.ukoln.ac.uk