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RCUK welcomes impact weighting

Well, there is a surprise. Research councils issue a statement on 1 March 2011:

We welcome the significant weighting given to research impact in the REF. This underlines our belief in the importance of supporting excellent research that has a positive impact on the economic growth, prosperity and social wellbeing of the UK. RCUK supports a wide definition of impact, which includes social, economic, cultural, environmental, health and quality of life benefits.

Read it here:

http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/media/news/2011news/Pages/110228_2.aspx

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