Don't get caught offside by the REF

So this Thursday (18th December) I’ll be looking at the REF. No, not the sporting kind, but the Research Excellence Framework (REF), whose results are published. But what exactly is the REF and what has it got to do with conferences? The REF replaces the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) which last took place in 2008 and is the new system for assessing the quality of research generated by each Higher Education Institution.

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Victoria Restaurant

Something Very Special....

There are a number of things in Aberdeen which I feel should always be here, the list is too long to go through but the Victoria Restaurant is definitely on that list.  It describes itself as “an institution” in Aberdeen and it is exactly that.  It’s the only way I could describe it.

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christmas shopping aberdeen

Top 5 to Make Christmas Shopping More Blissful than Woeful

With Christmas less than 60 days away we thought we’d let you in on our little secret. Christmas shopping couldn’t be easier in Aberdeen. Shh! Don’t tell anyone. Read on to find out why you should be christmas shopping in Aberdeen.

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one man

A good old fashioned farce – One Man, Two Guvnors

Tuesday is notoriously the worst day of the week, the weekend is but a distant memory and the next one seems years away. However, I found the answer to beat this week’s Tuesday blues. Read on to find out more.

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Grampian Transport Museum pop icons exhibition

Planes, Trains and…a Flaming 42 Litre Packard Bentley?!

You guessed it! I’m speaking about the Grampian Transport Museum…but why a flaming 42 litre Packard Bentley you ask? Find out more in my latest blog post.

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