Artistic practice can certainly be research - but the present model in UK universities is confused and lacks intellectual rigour, argues Nicholas Till

The proportion of staff submitted by each unit of assessment to the 2014 research excellence framework will become clear for the first time after the Higher Education Statistics Agency announced it will release statistics on the number of academics eligible to be submitted.

9 January

Joined-up thinking across theory and practice could revolutionise our public services, says Jonathan Shepherd

3 January

The REF is coming and many institutions are looking to poach premier league researchers to boost their scores (and income) before it is too late. Elizabeth Gibney takes a look at the recruitment ‘feeding frenzy’

1 November