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The REF follows a model which ignores academic engagement with the public and is already being rejected by US researchers for being ‘outdated’

Quah, Danny (2011) The REF follows a model which ignores academic engagement with the public and is already being rejected by US researchers for being ‘outdated’. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 Nov 2011). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is too busy playing catch-up with American styles of impact assessment to notice that its model is tired, old and outdated, argues Danny Quah. Any assessment of academic impact must include engagement with the public, and therefore must acknowledge the growth of academic blogging.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author; Online
Divisions: Economics
IGA: LSE IDEAS
LSE Human Rights
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Sets: Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS
Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Research centres and groups > Centre for the Study of Human Rights
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2013 14:01
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/51872

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