• REF 2021 Personal Circumstances

    The UK funding bodies are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in research careers. As part of this commitment, in recognition that research productivity can be affected by personal circumstances, staff being submitted to REF 2021 (category A submitted) are able to declare such circumstances. Applicable circumstances: Qualifying as an early career researcher…

  • Pure and the REF

    Those of you who have already logged in to Pure will have spotted a curious section called ‘Outputs proposed for REF2021 by you (or on your behalf)’. What’s that about then?

  • Inside Outputs

    Pure will replace Edge Hill’s existing research repository, EHRA, from February. Learning Services will still handle research outputs so they’ll share details of how things will and won’t change so, for this post, we’ll briefly touch on the aspects of outputs that Research Office has a hand in.

  • Understanding the next REF

      Understanding the next REF Wednesday 24th January 2018, 10:00 – 12:00   The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is a system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The assessment will have an effect on Edge Hill University’s funding and league tables positions. This session will help colleagues interested in the…

  • The 34 sub-panel chairs for the next Research Excellence Framework have been confirmed.

    The four UK Higher Education Funding Bodies have announced the appointment of the chairs of the 34 sub-panels for the Research Excellence Framework 2021. The chairs have been appointed following an open application process. Read more here: http://www.ref.ac.uk/news/2017/spcannounced.html

  • Open in Order To

    In the lead up to International Open Access Week 23rd-29th October 2017, Annette Ramsden, Research Support Librarian, would like to share her thoughts on Open Access  International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research. This year’s theme is Open in order to….? The aim is to…

  • International Open Access Week

    23rd – 29th October 2017 Open Access week, an annual global event to broaden awareness and understanding of open access to scholarly research.   Open Research Monday 23rd October 2017, 13:30 – 14:30 in LINC G2   Join Annette Ramsden, Research Support Librarian, to discuss Open Access, Research Data Management (RDM) and Open Data, and routes…

  • Understanding Open Access

      Understanding Open Access Wednesday 8th March 2017, 13:00 – 14:00   Open access is about making the products of research freely accessible to all. Join us to develop your understanding of open access policies and how they effect the eligibility of your publications for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF). https://go.edgehill.ac.uk/apps/pls/apex/f?p=186:2:::NO:2:P2_EVENT_ID:11623