Author Andrew Njenga
Posted 2019.03.06
05 Jun 2019


Ready For REF 2021 will deliver comprehensive, practical insights to assist in delivering high-quality outputs, measuring impact and nurturing research environments. The REF has been developed in order to ensure that the exercise provides accountability for public investment in research and evidence.


Invited Speakers Include:


Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation. Member of Parliament for Kingswood

Dr Catriona Firth, Head of REF 2021 Policy, Research England

Dr Annette Bramley, Director, N8 Research Partnership

Adam Golberg, Research Development Manager, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Birmingham

Professor Diane Berry OBE, Dean of Postgraduate Research Studies, University of Reading

Dr John Kemp, Interim of Director of Policy and Strategic Development Chief

Alyson Thomas, Head of Research, Innovation and Engagement, Higher Education for Funding Council for Wales


Representative from Department for Economy, Northern Ireland

Tim Gore OBE, Chief Executive Officer, University of London Institute in Paris

Matthew Waddup, National Head of Policy and Campaigns, University and College Union

View the full programme here

Benefits of attending include:


Practical advice and solutions to assist universities in improving the quality of REF submissions and interdisciplinary research ahead of REF 2021.


Explore new models and future iterations of research performance and evaluation.


Review the impact of the Research Excellence Framework on organisational culture and how the assessment process will inform future submissions and assessment.


Learn how to best evidence impact, excellence and diversity across a variety of disciplines and research projects.

Plus many more....

contact Tom Lawson for more information