This week on the podcast the Future Research Assessment Programme (FRAP) has reported – we discuss whether its recommendations will fix the issues that researchers raise.
Plus there’s a new report out on awarding gaps, there’s advice on recruiting international students and English studies is in better health than we thought.
With Omar Khan, Director at TASO, Sally Burtonshaw, Associate Director Education at Public First, Livia Scott, SUs Community and Policy Officer at Wonkhe and presented by Jim Dickinson, Associate Editor at Wonkhe.
- The Future Research Assessment Programme has reported, kicking off the next research excellence framework exercise. David Kernohan sets out what to expect.
- An outline of REF 2028 has been published and James Coe asks what it means for research culture.
- A new report from UUKi gives an insight into how universities are managing a broader recruitment pool.
- With access and participation targets on ending awarding gaps set to be missed, Omar Khan suggests less dragging and dropping of approaches and more consideration of context.
- Undergraduate numbers in English studies may be declining across the UK as a whole. But Sarah Cowan argues that a closer look at the landscape shows resilience – and excellence.