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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 The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.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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This westminster briefing event will provide delegates with the opportunity to reflect on the RCUK’s open access policy, discuss funding and examine HEFCE’s consultation on open access and REF 2020. The day will also feature best practice sessions focused on securing investment, knowledge transfer partnerships & staff development.

David Sweeney, Director for Research, Innovation and Skills, HEFCE will be speaking at this event.