Managers and scholars divided as resistance grows to impact agenda

UK“Academics have stepped up their campaign against the Government’s push to fund research on the basis of its impact on society and the economy, as institutions admit they have failed to sell the agenda to staff. There is growing opposition to both the use of impact in the forthcoming research excellence framework and the research councils’ requirement that the potential economic impact of work be listed in grant applications …” (more)

[Zoë Corbyn, Times Higher Education, 5 November]

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