Oh yes it is: red scare is pure pantomime (2 of 2)

January 27, 2011

As the UCU has pointed out, higher education in the UK has recently been beset by a series of problematic developments and it is now considering industrial action. One of the actions taken (or indeed the only action) should be a boycott of the 2014 research excellence framework. This would have the advantage of not hurting students in any way.

The REF is a scandal. The alternative? Simply continue using the 2008 research assessment exercise ratings.

Name withheld.

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