Staff 2018/19 - Research assistant
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This field records whether or not the member of staff is a research assistant
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Research assistants are defined in the Guidance on submissions, pages 32-33.
Research assistants (sometimes also described as postdoctoral research assistants, research associates or assistant researchers) as defined in the REF guidance, are not eligible to be returned to the REF unless, exceptionally, they meet the definition of an independent researcher on the census date and satisfy the definition of Category A eligible staff.
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|Change management notes||Guidance has been updated following the publication 'Guidance for submissions' by Research England.|
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