Westminster Higher Education Forum Policy Conference
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.
Dr Juergen Wastl
Juergen Wastl is the Director of Academic Relations and Consultancy at Digital Science, where he leads the activities of the Consultancy team. Before joining Digital Science in August 2018 Juergen acted as Deputy REF Manager for the University of Cambridge and headed up the Research Information team at the Research Strategy Office where he developed strategy and applications for the management of research information. He provided advice to all the different layers within Cambridge concerning the REF, playing an increasingly active role over the last 10 years. Juergen pioneered the development of Cambridge’s “public face” for research expertise and research profiles for Cambridge’s academic staff.