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HEFCE closed at the end of March 2018. The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.

Many of HEFCE's functions will be continued by the Office for Students, the new regulator of higher education in England, and Research England, the new council within UK Research and Innovation.

The HEFCE domain - - will continue to function until September 2018. At this point we will close the site entirely and all its information will only be available from the National Web Archive.


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The turning tide: A new culture of research metrics
David Sweeney, Executive Chair Designate, Research England

The culture of research metrics in research organisations
Dr Paul Ayris, Pro Vice-Provost, UCL Library Services

Frameworks for responsible metrics: Challenges and solutions
Dr Elizabeth Gadd, Research Policy Manager (Publications), Loughborough University


The perspective of Research Councils UK
Ian Viney, Director of Strategic Evaluation and Impact, Medical Research Council