Taking place as higher education institutions prepare their submissions to REF 2021, Dr Juergen Wastl, Director of Academic Relations and Consultancy at Digital Science will be speaking at this Westminster Higher Education Forum Policy Conference on Thursday 30 April 2020 in Central London.  The event will look at The Research Excellence Framework beyond 2021 – designing the next cycle .

Discussion will draw on lessons from the development of the current cycle and look ahead to the next iteration of the Framework and will include:

  • Research environments and culture;
  • Research integrity and freedom;
  • Open access; and
  • Impact criteria.

Juergen will be part of the session that discusses Delivery and measurement of impactful research – the significance of increased weighting, which takes place from 12:00-12:45.