Forthcoming RENU EVENTS

KEF: metrics, concordat, HEIF and Strength in Places Fund

REF: codes of practice, institution environment

5th April 2019,University of Hertfordshire

Confirmed speakers:

     Stephen Hill, Director of Research, Research England

   Alice Frost, Director of Knowledge Exchange, Research England

Greg Wade, Policy Manager, Universities UK

 

The Research and Enterprise Network for Universities invites you to attend their next conference on 5th April 2019 at the University of Hertfordshire.

The morning session will cover the Knowledge Exchange Framework, in particular, KEF Metrics, KEF Concordat, KEF principles, HEIF and the Strength in Places Fund.

Alice Frost, Director of Knowledge Exchange at Research England will speak on KEF metrics, the Strength in Places Fund, and HEIF. Following Alice will be Greg Wade, Policy manager at Universities UK leading on Innovation, growth, employability and skills, who will speak on KEF Principles and the Concordat.

After this will be a discussion panel for all delegates to put their own questions to both Alice and Greg as well as other panel members.

In the Afternoon, Steven Hill, Director of Research at Research England, will give a keynote speech on REF Codes of practice. This will be followed by a general overview of the REF Institutional Environment Pilot from Professor Linda King Pro-Vice Chancellor, Research and Global Partnerships at Oxford Brookes University. There will be a discussion session on various REF issues after both presentations.

***Half price discount on registration for RENU members***

This event represents an excellent networking opportunity for RENU members and we have cut the registration fee in half for all members for this event. If your institution is listed below, then you can automatically register for the 50% discount (member registration fee is £75). There is a special day rate of £50 for members from the University of Hertfordshire. If a delegate wishes to attend for a half day only, the member rate is £40 for either morning or afternoon.

Draft Agenda: KEF Metrics & Concordat, HEIF and Strength in Places Fund; REF codes of practice and REF Institutional Environment Pilot

5th Apr 2019

University of Hertfordshire

 

Time Session and Speaker
SESSION ONE: KEF: metrics, concordat, HEIF and Strength in Places Fund
10:15 am Welcome, Professor Alison McCleery, Chair RENU, Professor of Cultural Geography and Director of Research and Innovation Edinburgh Napier University Business School
10:25 – 11:10am Alice Frost, Director of Knowledge Exchange, Research England, UKRI

Keynote: Strength in Places Fund, HEIF and KEF Metrics – confirmed

 

11:10 – 11:40am Greg Wade, Policy manager at Universities UK leading on Innovation, growth, employability and skills

KEF Principles and the Concordat – confirmed

 

11:40 – 12.20pm Discussion: KEF Metrics, Concordat, University Clusters and Funding

PANEL suggestions

·       Alice Frost Director of Knowledge Exchange, Research England, UKRI – confirmed

·       Greg Wade Policy manager at Universities UK leading on Innovation, growth, employability and skills – confirmed

·       Andrew Basu-McGowan, Policy Lead for Innovation and Place, National Centre for Universities and Businesses -tbc

·       Monika Antal, Executive Manager, Yorkshire Universities – tbc

·       Hamish McAlpine Head of KE data and evidence at Research England – tbc

 

12:20 – 1:00pm LUNCH
Session Two: REF codes of practice, institution environment
1:00 Welcome to afternoon session, Professor John Senior, Chair-Elect RENU and Pro-Vice Chancellor Research,  University of Hertfordshire
1:10 – 1:50pm Steven Hill, Director of Research, Research England

Keynote: REF codes of practice – confirmed

1:50 – 2:20pm Professor Linda King Pro-Vice Chancellor, Research and Global Partnerships

General Overview Institutional Environment Pilot – confirmed

2:20 – 3:15pm Discussion session to include:

·       institutional environment pilot

·       further aspects of REF codes of practice

3:15pm End of Event

REGISTRATION

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Registration prices




RENU Member full day                                                            £75

 




RENU Member half day                                                          £40

 



University of Hertfordshire delegate full day                      £50

 



University of Hertfordshire delegate half day                     £25

 



Non-member full day                                                    £120

 



Non-member half day                                                   £60