Research Excellence Framework Review

A call for evidence on the REF as part of Lord Stern's independent review. Our response stresses that current metrics, and definitions of output and impact, do not adequately assess research, particularly in interdisciplinary contexts.

Consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework

Our response highlights the need to recognise and accommodate interdisciplinarity, and need for continuity from REF 2014.

REF2014 - Second Consultation

We convey community comments, and emphasise that geography must be recognised and assessed as a single unit, but in a way that accounts for the nature of the discipline

The Impact of Spending Cuts on Science and Scientific Research

Our response strongly states that geography should be understood as a part-STEM subject, and defends the contribution of geography to scientific research and value creation