Dr. Adam Wright, Research and Policy Officer (HE) at the National Union of Students explains why the REF is an issue for students
Perverse incentives mean the REF encourages mediocrity rather than excellence, argues Dennis Leech, University of Warwick
How the fate of interdisciplinary research discloses the ways in which universities have responded to REF in a way that breaches HEFCE regulations and, more importantly, how the REF has betrayed the very notion of the university. By Paolo Palladino.
Warwick UCU has conducted a survey of its members on selection procedures for the 2014 REF. The survey found that much good research has been excluded from the REF and that interdisciplinary research, in particular, has been sidelined.