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Staff 2020/21 - Significant Responsibility

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Staff 2020/21

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Significant Responsibility

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Short nameSIGRES

This field identifies staff that have a significant responsibility for research.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

Compulsory for all staff in HEPs who have an active contract on the 31 July of the reporting year and where (Contract.TERMS = 1 or 2) and ((Contract.ACEMPFUN = 2 and Contract.RESAST is not 1) or (Contract.ACEMPFUN = 3)).

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SIGRES records staff that have significant responsibility for research on 31 July of the reporting year.

Where Contract.ACEMPFUN = 2 and Contract.RESAST = 0 then Contract.SIGRES should = 1.

Staff with significant responsibility for research are those for whom explicit time and resources are made available to engage actively in independent research, and that is an expectation of their job role.

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Reason required To monitor the number of staff that have significant responsibility for research.
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Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Element: SIGRES
Date modified2021-03-02
Change management notesField description, coverage, reason required and guidance have been updated after the completion of the REF exercise.

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