My RI: Stakeholders

As we can see from this diagram, there are a number of key stakeholders involved in the REF process who conduct bibliometric analyses.

Diagram adapted from: Thomson Reuters
Diagram adapted from: Thomson Reuters
Government and funding agencies

Universities UK and Universities Scotland have produced a variety of reports on the future of research in the UK and its funding. Some examples are:

A requirement of this investment is the need to see a return on investment (ROI). Hence the rigorous evaluation process attached to funding awards. Funding agencies increasingly require detailed reporting on funded research which includes evidence of impact in terms of publication and dissemination of research results. 

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My RI by University College Dublin, Dublin City University, Dublin Institute of Technology, The National University of Ireland, Maynooth and the NDLR adapted by Marion Kelt, Glasgow Caledonian University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at http://www.ndlr.ie/myri/.