Open Access in the Post-2014 REF

Our reponse argues for clearer wording of criteria, point-of-publication access to outputs, and distinct HEFCE policy on embargoes and licensing.

Revised education for sustainable development (ESD) guidance

Our response to this QAA consultation welcomes the revised guidance and specific competencies, and argues that geospatial and environmental data skills should be given greater attention.

Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment

Our response reiterates the position that metrics cannot adequately capture originality, significance and rigour of academic outputs

Review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 in England

Our response to this DfE consultation argues for pathway to support sectors and industries working with geospatial data, and supports funding for core maths and the Access to HE Diploma.