Reaching for the Skies: Research Management in the Middle East

16 Jan 2015 Last weekend I made a trip up the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. It was hard not to be impressed, not only by the view, but also at the sheer ambition needed to conceive and execute its construction. At 828m tall, the Burj Khalifa holds virtually all the records going for tall …

Helping researchers meet REF open access requirements – SHERPA/REF consultation

14 Jan 2015 The Higher Education Funding Councils have issued guidance stating that, in order to be eligible for a future Research Excellence Framework, journal articles and conference proceedings accepted for publication after 1 April 2016 will have to be made openly accessible via institutional repositories, with deposit into the repository being made at the time of acceptance for publication. …