Friday, 29 July 2016

Reshaping the REF balloon - the Stern Review

Source: https://flic.kr/p/8hHczB

Trying to make a change to the REF whilst not breaking it is akin to squeezing a balloon. Press or reshape too much and it bursts, but solving a problem by squeezing in one area produces bulges elsewhere.

And so we come to the Stern Review - an independent review of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) - that was published this week. [link]