Academics’ engagement activities are valuable, says Alison Phipps. But a public profile comes at a price, especially for women who study gender

4 December

Academics have internalised research assessment to such a degree that the effects may be irreversible, fears Thomas Harrison

24 April

Does research assessment discriminate against female academics? asks Barbara Graziosi

20 March

As the 2014 REF census date approaches, Paul Jump talks to the architects of previous rounds of assessment about how it all began and their views on the research excellence framework

17 October

The research excellence framework risks turning British economics into “a purely quaint academic subject with no connection to the real world”, an academic paper has warned.

10 July

Paul Magrs was flabbergasted when an institution he hadn’t heard from in years asked if it could use his work to show impact. Here is his reply

25 April