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Save a date – ‘Act on acceptance’ roadshows

Over the next few weeks ‘Act on acceptance’ roadshows will be taking place in campus foyers. HEFCE’s rules about eligibility for the next REF are changing from 1st April 2016 and yet again from 1st April 2017. There’s a real risk that an essential deadline

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Act on acceptance – what is it?

We have just added an act on acceptance page to this blog but…what does it mean? Over the next year or so the rules about making your work eligible for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) are going to change…twice! There is a very real

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Academic journal markets and the move towards open access

JISC, RLUK, SCONUL and the Association of Research Managers and Administrators have recently published a thought-provoking discussion paper, Academic journal markets, their limitations, and the consequences for a transition to Open Access: a thought piece.   In publishing this report

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Leap into research – booking now open!

Booking is now open for a three day researcher development event, Leap Into Research. Jointly organised by the Research and Innovation Office and Information Services, this event will take place at Merchiston campus from Wednesday 2nd till Friday 4th March.

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Poster session at the Edinburgh Napier University Teaching Fellows conference 2016

Last week we took along two posters to the Edinburgh Napier University’s Teaching Fellows conference #tfconf2016 poster session. Thoroughly enjoyed speaking to researchers, PhD students and academics at the university and we also found that people appreciated having us thereto chat about

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