Podcasts from the REF event and the Vitae Research Staff Conference 2012


Hear from the speakers of the recent Preparing for the Research Excellence Framework: Researcher development, the environment and future impact on:

  • An overview of the REF (Dr Vicky Jones, REF Deputy Manager, Higher Education Funding Council for England)
  • Vitae developments (Alison Mitchell, Deputy Director, Vitae)
  • An institutional perspective (Dr Simon Kerridge, Director of Research Services, University of Kent)
  • An academic perspective (Prof Geoff Rodgers, Pro Vice Chancellor for Research, Brunel University)
  • Equality & diversity and the REF (Dr Christine Nightingale, REF Equalities and Diversity Advisory Panel and Head of Equality and Diversity, De Montfort University)

You can also revisit the Vitae Research Staff Conference 2012 with the help of a podcast and a Twitter feed. Key speakers include:

  • Prof David Gani (University of Strathclyde)
  • Dr Christina Fuentes (UKRSA)
  • Dr Gordon Dalton (iCorsa) and 
  • Prof Lesley Yellowlees (University of Edinburgh)