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Re: RAE / conferences
On 20 Jun 2006, at 15:37, tjoccam@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Pardon my ignorance, but what is RAE?
Research Assessment Exercise - otherwise known as life or death in UK
academia. You can now be sacked if you're not included in a
university's return to the state funding agency. It determines how
much cash they get, and perhaps whether departments close down.
These people list where you can and can't publish; and have it
recognized, that is.
Governments like counting things, especially before they dole out cash.
Dr. Ian East
57, Kidlington Road, Islip, Oxfordshire OX5 2SS