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THE: REF submission rules ‘could increase burden’ on departments

New rules on staff submissions for REF 2021 were covered by Times Higher Education in a recent story.

The coverage includes a quote from Liz Bromley, acting chief executive of University Alliance. She commented: “getting the equality and diversity proposals right” would be a “nagging concern” for group leaders. While funding bodies had clearly “listened carefully to the sector’s concerns”, she said that “accounting for special staff circumstances, while clearly important, is a tricky business”.

“The drawbacks of the current proposals are difficult to ignore,” Ms Bromley added.

Read the full article here.