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What does REF stand for?

REF stands for Research Excellence Framework (Higher Education Funding Council for England; UK)


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A prerequisite for a PhD through visual arts practice is to disseminate processes and outcomes in a recognisable and communicable format, in accordance with the requirements of all the funding bodies as well as the Research Excellence Framework.
The new Research Excellence Framework (REF) system would be postponed for a year, announced John Denham, the universities secretary, and far from judging the quality of UK research by "metrics" (statistics such as income and the number of times papers are cited by fellow researchers in their field), the elaborate system of peer review that forms the basis of the RAE will continue, albeit in "light touch" form.
Institutions, funders and those mining data are also beginning to look at this information, for example for the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) evaluation in the UK.
Institutions, funders and those mining data are also beginning to look at this information, for example for the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) evaluation in the UK.