Tag Archives: research repository

REF 2021 decisions on outputs

Earlier this week, the REF 2021 Decisions on staff and outputs was published. This document outlines the decisions made by the funding bodies about some key areas for REF 2021, including staff and outputs. These decisions were made following a period of consultation. An interesting point in the open access section on

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So…what is ‘Act on acceptance’ and why is it important to me?

You might not have noticed the act on acceptance page  on this blog but it’s an important message to get across. From 1st April next year the rules about making your work eligible for REF 2021 are going to change. As a researcher you will need

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Open Access terminology – guest blogger!

Today we’ve got a real treat for you, a post written by Laura Ennis, Edinburgh Napier University’s Information Services Advisor for the School of Life, Sports and Social Science. So sit back, grab a sandwich and a beverage of your choice and have

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Thinking of doing some research this summer?

If you’re thinking of doing some research over the summer, we’ve got some great resources to help you. Have you seen our Decision Tree? This is a step by step look at key stages through the process of doing research.

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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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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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