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Elsevier questions interim findings of HEFCE metrics review

01-04-2015

Metrics as a measure of academic performance may be ready for implementation in a Research Excellence Framework sooner than previously believed, according to the managing director of research management at the publisher Elsevier.

 
 
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free article Government announces research fund for ‘everyday challenges’
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01-04-2015

The UK's coalition government has announced £85 million of funding for research projects aimed at tackling “everyday inconveniences”.

free article HEFCE allocations: Cambridge and Imperial saved from cuts
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26-03-2015

Six of England’s largest institutions in London, Oxford and Cambridge will increase their research funding by £31.4m in 2015-16, benefiting the most from changes to the way the Higher Education Funding Council for England allocates research funding.

free article Buyer beware
Research Fortnight

25-03-2015

Tucked away on page 48 of chancellor George Osborne’s budget document is the welcome news that the government is to review arrangements for postgraduate research funding.

 

free article From the lab to the lectern, via health work in sub-Saharan Africa
Research Fortnight

25-03-2015

A former epidemiologist who was recently named bishop of Hertford had to push for the flexibility to pursue a career in the church in parallel with one in research, and says that gaining experience of both areas helped him to choose between them.

Commission aims to address low success rates, Earma conference told
Research Europe

19-03-2015

The European Commission is looking at measures to increase the success rate at the stage of detailed submissions for Horizon 2020 grants, a conference has heard.