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24 June 2019
University staff see positive and negative impacts of Research Excellence Framework, study shows
University staff see positive and negative impacts of Research Excellence Framework, study shows

A report published today by Research England, Cardiff University and the University of Sheffield has revealed that academics have a range of opinions about the Research Excellence Framework (REF), seeing it as having a positive impact but with room for improvement.

18 June 2019
Do you want to play a vital role in the UK's research and innovation system?
Do you want to play a vital role in the UK's research and innovation system?

Research England, as part of UKRI, is using Green Park to recruit one additional post – if you have relevant expertise and experience, we would like to hear from you.

14 June 2019
Research England awards £2.2m to project to improve and increase open access publishing
Research England awards £2.2m to project to improve and increase open access publishing

A new Research England funded project is set to help universities, researchers, libraries and publishers to make more, and better, use of open access book publishing. It will enable greater access to world-leading research and increase its impact.

13 June 2019
Research England invests £76m in 13 units in English universities to expand their excellence
Research England invests £76m in 13 units in English universities to expand their excellence

Research England has awarded £76m to 13 research units in English higher education institutions (HEIs) to build the capacity and quality of their research in topics ranging from recycling plastic to meeting the needs of an ageing society, and manufacturing to agri-robotics.

10 June 2019
Research England publishes delivery plan
Research England publishes delivery plan

Research England has today published a delivery plan outlining how it will fund and support universities to deliver world-leading research and knowledge exchange – unlocking potential, generating impact, and meeting national priorities and global challenges.