Letter: Researchers routed 3

February 15, 2002

Richard Green adds further tongue-in-cheek RAE categories to Laurie Taylor's list of "research-inactive" staff. But there is a serious point. The arbitrary lower limit of four publications is demoralising for staff who, like myself, are active - three articles and a book in the last period - but have neither time nor resource to hurdle the limit.

Still, I console myself that Einstein would never have qualified either.

Ormond Simpson
Director
Open University Centre for Educational Guidance

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Sponsored

Featured jobs

Lecturer in Public Health

University Of Greenwich

Student and Academic Support Lead

Cranfield University

Payments Team Leader

Royal Holloway, University Of London

Associate Professor in Architecture

University Of Nottingham Ningbo China