An academic perspective

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Presentation by Geoff Rodgers (Pro Vice Chancellor for Research, Brunel University) at the Vitae event 'Preparing for the Research Excellence Framework: Researcher development, the environment and future impact' on 11 July 2012 in Manchester www.vitae.ac.uk/preparingfortheref

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An academic perspective

  1. 1. REF An Academic PerspectiveProfessor Geoff Rodgers, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  2. 2. Academic Life• Quest for quality: (Academics, Research Groups, Departments, Universities)• Reflection• Continual peer review
  3. 3. Research Strategy and the REF• Must be mutually supportive• Support equality and diversity• REF not a game: opportunity to benchmark and measure progress
  4. 4. Output Assessment: Peer Review• Originality• Significance• Rigour
  5. 5. Improve Quality• Less research outputs of higher quality• In higher quality journals• With stronger significance, originality and rigour
  6. 6. Small Improvements in Research Quality ↓ Large Increases in FundingIf every person submits one paper thatreceives one grade higher than last time,we get a 30% increase in funding.

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