Emerging findings from the first annual report of a major three-year study into the information seeking behaviour of Generation Y doctoral students show that there are striking similarities between students born between 1982 and 1994 and older age groups. Researchers …

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The four UK higher education (HE) funding bodies have announced the outcomes of the recent consultation on the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the new system for assessing research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). The consultation revealed overwhelming support …

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The UK can only maintain its worldwide reputation for quality research, if researchers take advantage of the digital revolution, says JISC. Today, JISC is launching a year-long campaign called ‘Research 3.0 – driving the knowledge economy’, to debate how digital …

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Emerging findings from a major three-year research study into the information-seeking behaviour of doctoral students have highlighted the need for far greater understanding of the generation born between 1982 and 1994 – commonly dubbed Generation Y. Researchers of Tomorrow was …

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Identification and dissemination of lessons learned by institutions participating in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) bibliometrics pilot: Results of the Round One consultation HEFCE is conducting a pilot to inform the use of bibliometric indicators in the Research Excellence Framework. …

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