Tony Murphy and Daniel Sage

Tony Murphy is senior lecturer in criminology within the Department of Law and Criminology at Sheffield Hallam University. Daniel Sage is a doctoral researcher at the University of Stirling. In January 2015 he will take up a post in the School of Media, Culture and Society at the University of West of Scotland.

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What Can REF Teach Us About Impact?

Discussions around the REF have tended to be negative, but what exactly is viewed poorly varies by interest group[. Two academics who conducted an analysis of the media’s covefage of the framework argue there is much that can be learned for future assessment exercises and it is ever-more important that we get it right when thinking about ‘impact’ in research and the pressures academics face.

8 years ago