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Steps to a top-scoring impact case study

12 July 2018

Mark Reed et. al.

Describing the benefits of excellent research in simple language gets high marks in the REF.

UK deliberations leave young researchers in limbo

16 October 2017

Anthea Lacchia

Lack of clarity on changes to the country's research assessment system provokes anxiety among early-career researchers.

High-impact papers score well in REF, study finds

9 October 2017

Anthea Lacchia

Researchers in the UK find that the impact factor of journal articles matches judgements by a panel of experts on research quality.