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Staff Record 2014/15 - Research assistant

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Staff Record 2014/15

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Research assistant

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Short nameRESAST

This field records whether or not the member of staff is a research assistant

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All staff where Contract.ACEMPFUN is coded 2 and Contract.TERMS is coded 1 or 2.

Valid entries and labels
0Not a research assistant
1Research assistant

Contract.RESAST records whether or not the member of staff was a research assistant and is not solely for the purposes of REF.

Research assistants are defined in the Assessment framework and guidance on submissions pages 17-21.

Business rules

Contract.RESAST must exist where Contract.ACEMPFUN = 2 and Contract.TERMS = 1 or 2.


Contract.RESAST must not exist where Contract.ACEMPFUN does not equal 2 or Contract.TERMS = 3.

Reason required

To enable the identification of research assistants

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: RESAST
Date modified2015-04-30
Change management notesBusiness stage rules 1 and 2 added to enforce the coverage of the data item.

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