Research Events and Opportunities

  • Launch of the Institute of Health & Wellbeing:  March 2022

  • Launch of the Institute for Social Justice & Crime:  June 2022

  • Launch of the Suffolk Sustainability Institute:  July 2022

  • Research Excellence Framework Day: December 2022 


'Developing our Research Excellence Framework (REF) Strategy'  :  Friday 3rd December 2021.

Internal Event for University of Suffolk Staff to learn more about the REF and to discuss planning the next submission.

Talks included:

  • Welcome & Introduction - Prof Emma Bond, Pro Vice-Chancellor Research

  • Institutional REF strategy: Lessons from the past and possible REF futures - Prof Andrew Church, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), University of Bedfordshire

  • Open Access - Dr Ellen Buck, Director of Learning and Teaching

  • An Introduction to KEF - Prof Gurpreet Jagpal, PVC Business and Entrepreneurship and Emma Wakeling, Head of Business Development and Knowledge Exchange

  • Update from Research England - Kim Seth, Institutional Engagement Manager, Research England UKRI

  • REF 2021 and building out strategy for 2027 - Prof Emma Bond, PVC Research