The SFC has issued a circular with the purpose of informing heads of institutions of arrangements for reviewing codes of practice for the selection of staff for the Research Excellence Framework. 

Each Scottish HEI needs to consider this guidance in determining its method for selecting staff (or outputs) for the REF2014.

EIS members should contact their local branch secretary or the EIS National Officer for Higher and Further Education if they believe their HEI is contravening the circular.

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