Characteristics of High-Performing Research Units

A Preliminary Analysis

Published in: King's College London research portal [Epub November 2015]

Posted on RAND.org on May 10, 2017

by Catriona Manville, Saba Hinrichs, Sarah Parks, Adam Kamenetzky, Salil Gunashekar, Benedict Wilkinson, Jonathan Grant

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The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) commissioned the Policy Institute at King'€™s and RAND Europe to conduct a preliminary analysis of the characteristics of high-performing research units within UK higher education institutions (HEIs). In particular, the report looks at characteristics shared between research units whose submissions in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 scored highly in the areas of research and impact, and identifies aspects of characterisation that merit further investigation

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