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29 July 2011

REF panel criteria consultation

Draft assessment criteria and working methods of the main and sub-panels for the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, published for consultation.

21 July 2011

HEFCE, RCUK and UUK joint statement on impact

The statement recognises the range and benefits that come from excellent research and knowledge, and commits to building on that excellence.

14 July 2011

'Opportunity, choice and excellence in higher education': HEFCE publishes strategy statement

The Council sets out its overall approach to implementing the Government's proposals for higher education reform.

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