04 janvier 2016

IDEX: l’Université de Lyon a revu sa gouvernance après son échec initial

Après un échec durement ressenti il y a trois ans, l’Université de Lyon a mis en place une nouvelle gouvernance qui, espère-t-elle, devrait lui permettre d’accéder aux financements découlant de l’obtention du statut d’initiative d’excellence (Idex). Voir l'article...

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03 janvier 2016

Focus excellence initiatives on systems, not universities, expert says

By Ellie Bothwell. Former World Bank education official warns of potential ‘adverse consequences’ of schemes. More...

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REF sceptic to lead review into research assessment

By  David Matthews. Baron Stern of Brentford has previously raised concerns that the research excellence framework forces academics to focus too much on publishing articles. More...

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Lord Stern review: no ‘foregone conclusions’ about future of REF

By David Matthews. Chair of review into research excellence framework also defends decision to have steering committee dominated by Russell Group. More...

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27 décembre 2015

HEFCE response to the Government’s review to improve university research funding

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"As announced in the Spending Review, the Government is taking forward a review of the Research Excellence Framework to ensure future university research funding is allocated more efficiently, offers greater rewards for excellent research and reduces the administrative burden on institutions. More...

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Proposals for UK Research Partnership Investment Fund round 5

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"A further £200 million is being allocated across the UK to develop research facilities to encourage collaboration and support excellent research. More...

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20 décembre 2015

Navigating globalised higher education: there’s more than one route to excellence

The ConversationBy In his 1975 novel Changing Places, British novelist David Lodge satirised the lifestyle of two literature professors who crisscross the planet, trading a rainy English campus for a sunny California university, and vice versa. Along the way, many other things are exchanged as well, including affairs of the heart. More...

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How the Teaching Excellence Framework will work

The ConversationBy . The paper, Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice, sets out how those universities which provide excellent teaching, and give the best employment prospects to their graduates, will be able to raise their fees higher than the current maximum of £9,000, in line with inflation. More...

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Are Australian universities getting better at research or at gaming the system?

The ConversationBy . University research in Australia is improving, according to the latest round of results from the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) audit. More...

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Will the impact framework fix the problems the research audit found?

The ConversationBy  and . The results from the latest university research audit indicate that research in Australia is improving. This suggests that the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) exercise is working: ERA has achieved its main aim of boosting the quality of Australian research. More...

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