Latest from PEARL!

Many thanks to Carly Seller for producing this monthly round up of activity on PEARL New Report | Open Access on PEARL, February 2018 We just released the latest PEARL open access engagement report showing stats about repository usage and details of popular research outputs. In February 2018, there were a total 26,871[i] downloads made… Continue reading Latest from PEARL!

Act on Acceptance!

Kim Davies, from the Academic Engagement team, explains about the new rules and processes for Open Access. You may be aware that HEFCE’s policy for REF2021 has changed and from 1st April 2018, all outputs must be deposited within 90 days of acceptance. With this in mind, we have created a new depositing process. The… Continue reading Act on Acceptance!

The University of Plymouth Research and Innovation Strategy

The University of Plymouth Research and Innovation Strategy (2017-22) aims to embrace real-world challenges to advance and translate knowledge and to drive innovation and enterprise. The strategy prioritises collaboration and interdisciplinary excellence and seeks to further the University’s reputation for undertaking impactful research of world leading quality, by sustaining our existing peaks of excellence and… Continue reading The University of Plymouth Research and Innovation Strategy

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The PEARL of Plymouth: University of Plymouth’s 2017 Open Access Report

PEARL is the University’s open access research repository containing journal articles, conference proceedings and other research outputs by our academic staff, PhD theses, and journals published by the University of Plymouth. Find out about how PEARL is being used in the latest Open Access Report This report has been compiled by our Open Access Repository… Continue reading The PEARL of Plymouth: University of Plymouth’s 2017 Open Access Report

The 12 days of REFmas

Join us for a REF-related  12 days of Christmas, where each day we unwrap a different aspect of the REF. On the first Day of Christmas, HEFCE gave to me…A Research Excellence Framework in 2021 On the second Day of Christmas, HEFCE gave to me… 2 Impact case studies per Unit of Assessment On the third Day… Continue reading The 12 days of REFmas

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REF FAQ

Will HEIs be able to decide into which UOA staff are submitted? Yes. Responsibility for mapping staff into UOAs will remain with institutions. Is staff FTE calculated at submitting unit or institutional level? The number of outputs for each submission will be calculated by multiplying the total FTE of ‘Category A submitted’ staff in the… Continue reading REF FAQ

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