We investigate the development and evolution of the panel-based British Research Assessment Exercise and its successor model, the Research Excellence Framework. We note the benefits and costs of both models. We raise questions regarding the utility of impact measures in the proposed REF.
Research Assessment Exercise
Research Excellence Framework
publication and teaching
If the panel-based research assessment model, the British Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), is sometimes seen as the exemplar for research assessment, influencing models across the world, there ...