The Hidden REF:

Celebrating everyone that makes research possible 

Simon Hettrick

24 May 2024 - ModelShare, online -  @sjh5000     ORCID: 0000-0002-6809-5195

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11266576

If we don't recognise the people who are vital to research,

we limit our ability to conduct research

www.software.ac.uk

Use software

Fundamental to results

69%

92%

n=417

Who's writing all the software?

~10,000 RSEs worldwide

Image courtesy Ian Cosden

Greater access to skills

=

Better research

WHY ARE WE HERE?

Publications

People who are

vital to research

People who are named in publications

Academics

RSEs, Technicians,

Librarians, Data

Stewards, PRISMS,

RMAs... and more

?

The Venn of academic importance and recognition

Recognising all research outputs and every role that makes research possible

 

www.hidden-ref.org

  • Training materials and courses
  • Grimpact
  • Citizen science
  • Enabling access to facilities
  • Community building
  • Standards

New categories

The Hidden Role

CC-BY William Murphy 

Data stewards and managers, Librarians, Technicians, Lived Experience Contributors (including patients), Research Software Engineers, PRISMS (Professional Research Investment and Strategy Managers), Professional Services Personnel, Public Engagement Professionals (PEPs), RMAs (Research Managers and Administrators) and Clinical Trials Managers.

120 submissions in total

Join us on Slack: https://join.slack.com/t/hiddenref/shared_invite/zt-2gxfqxmw5-EhN96l7Yg74y3Zh87D~QIA

                  James Baker                     Lyndsey Ballantyne                           Simon Hettrick                            Neil Chue Hong      

              Gemma Derrick                         Gemma Fletcher                       Jude Fransman                                Emma Karoune

                                          Kirsty Pringle                              Simon Kerridge                           Tony Roche                      

Hidden REF 2024

Opens on 27 May

...but it's currently UK only!

What next?

If we recognise the people who are vital to research,

we increase our ability to conduct research

 

To change research culture, we need your help...

Thank you!

@sjh5000

ORCID: 0000-0002-6809-5195, EPSRC Grant no: EP/S021779/1

Licence

 © Simon Hettrick. These slides are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International : https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.

Link to slides

https://slides.com/simonhettrick/modelshare-2024

Image credits

  • Webb telescope star image: public domain with thanks to NASA and STScI

Hidden REF for ModelShare

By Simon Hettrick

Hidden REF for ModelShare

Presentation on Hidden REF for the ModelShare workshop.

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