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The Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) is an exercise undertaken approximately every 5 years on behalf of the four UK higher education funding councils (HEFCE, SHEFC, HEFCW, DELNI) to evaluate the quality of research undertaken by British higher education institutions. RAE submissions from each subject area (or unit of assessment) are given a rank by a subject specialist peer review panel. The rankings are used to inform the allocation of quality weighted research funding (QR) each higher education institution receives from their national funding council. Previous RAEs took place in 1986, 1989, 1992, 1996 and 2001. The most recent results were published in December 2008. Various media have produced league tables of institutions and disciplines based on the 2008 RAE results. Different methodologies lead to similar but non-identical rankings. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Research Assessment Exercise)

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Metadata related to 'rae' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'rae': 49 (2.8% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'rae' across all Ariadne articles: 158
  • Average number of references to 'rae' per Ariadne article: 3.22
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'rae': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'rae': 10 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'rae':

  1. charles oppenheim (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. stevan harnad (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. tim brody (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. les carr (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. dennis nicholson (see articles on this topic by this author)

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E-Publication and Open Access in the Arts and Humanities in the UK

Malcolm Heath, Michael Jubb and David Robey review recent UK discussions and evidence about e-publishing and open access, their impact and implications for researchers in the arts and humanities.

January 2008, issue54, feature article

Versioning in Repositories: Implementing Best Practice

Jenny Brace explains why giving time to versioning within a repository is worthwhile and outlines the best practice to implement.

July 2008, issue56, feature article

An Awfully Big Adventure: Strathclyde's Digital Library Plan

Derek Law describes how the University of Strathclyde is choosing to give priority to e-content and services instead of a new building.

January 2009, issue58, feature article

Institutional Repositories for Creative and Applied Arts Research: The Kultur Project

Andrew Gray discusses institutional repositories and the creative and applied arts specifically in relation to the JISC-funded Kultur Project.

July 2009, issue60, feature article

The RSP Goes 'Back to School'

Stephanie Taylor reports on the three-day residential school for repository managers run by the Repositories Support Project (RSP), held on 14-16 September 2009 in Northumberland.

October 2009, issue61, event report

Learning How to Play Nicely: Repositories and CRIS

Nick Sheppard reports on the event examining integrated, systemic approaches to research information management organised by the Welsh Repository Network and supported by JISC and ARMA at Leeds Metropolitan University, in May 2010.

July 2010, issue64, event report

Moving Researchers across the EResearch Chasm

Malcolm Wolski and Joanna Richardson outline an Australian initiative to address technology challenges within current research paradigms.

October 2010, issue65, feature article

The Performance-based Funding Model: Creating New Research Databases in Sweden and Norway

Leif Eriksson describes how the introduction of Performance-based Research Funding Systems (PRFS) has created new forms of research databases in Sweden and Norway.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

Open Access and Research Conference 2013: Discovery, Impact and Innovation

Paula Callan, Stephanie Bradbury, Sarah Brown, Philippa Broadley, Emma Nelms and Christopher Hart report on Open Access and Research 2013 which focused on recent developments and the strategic advantages they bring to the research sector.

March 2014, issue72, event report

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