Research and Innovation Challenges: Excellence and Sustainability. Trevor McMillan Low Wood, January 2009. What is currently seen as research excellence?. Novel findings, thoughts and analyses that are highly respected by: global peers potential users funders.
Research and Innovation Challenges:Excellence and Sustainability
Low Wood, January 2009
08/09 QR income set against FTE return in 20089 RAE.
Improving the performance of existing businesses
Delivering highly skilled people to the labour market
Improving public policy and public services
Creating new businesses
Attracting R&D investment from global business
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PhD completion rates
High citation staff
RC Funded Centres
Esteem indicators (e.g. FRS)
Staff involvement (grants, PGR)
Fully functional institutional repository for outputs and data
Support publication in open access journals
Improve international profile of the University
Examine publication strategies
(multiple “short” v single “long”)
Increase R income
Increase R with users
Fully functional institutional CRM function.
Recognise significance of the industry related activity
Develop Centres of Excellence
Student placements/KTPs etc.
Ensure that internal processes encourage user interaction
Do we have appropriate and high enough quality:
What are the 3 or 4 priorities for enhancing our performance in research and innovation and how should we address them?