Invitation to the RKE Forum on 10th February

When:  Tuesday 10th February 2015
Where: North Holmes Road campus (room TBC)

Our next RKE Forum will focus on RKE strategy, the REF and Open Access.

Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKE) Forums are held once a term and are open to all.  They are an opportunity for colleagues to find out about the latest developments in RKE policy, current research happening across the institution and discuss Research and Knowledge Exchange related matters.

The next Forum will include:

  • An update and discussion about the development of the new RKE Strategy at CCCU
  • An opportunity to explore and discuss the REF 2014 results
  • Presentation and discussion about Open Access publishing and the implications of HEFCE’s policy on Open Access
  • Short research presentations from PhD students and their supervisors.
  • RKE Q&A

If you would like to come, please let Nicole Robinson know by 3 February 2015.

If you are interested in contributing to this or future RKE forums please contact Nick Williamson.

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About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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