Free HEFCE-supported event  - Understanding the Research Excellence Framework (REF)


Aston’s Research Support Office and Prof. Martin Griffin (PVC Research) are hosting a free HEFCE-supported event to give an update on the Research Excellence Framework (REF) following the publication of the Guidance for Submissions, and looking specifically at the impact of research from a user perspective. The event, which is open to academic staff and research managers and administrators across the region, takes place from 9am-2pm on Thursday 21st July at Lakeside Centre. Speakers include:

 o   Graeme Rosenberg, REF Manager, HEFCE

o   Prof James Goodwin, Head of Research, Age UK

o   Dr Peter Foote, Executive Scientist, BAE Systems

o   Prof Alison Hodge MBE, Aston University and formerly QinetiQ 

 For more information or to reserve a place contact Neil Holland.