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Research council student (RCSTDNT)

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Key Value
Name Research council student
Short name RCSTDNT
Part of Engagement (Engagement)
Description This field records whether the Engagement has been funded in whole or in part by a Research Council
Applicable to England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage All Engagement where Qualification.QUALCAT starts with D, E, L or M (except M0002, M0016 and M0018) and Engagement.INCOMINGEXCHANGE does not exist.
Notes

Where the Engagement has at any point been funded, in whole or in part, by a Research Council, this must be indicated in this field.


Once an Engagement has been returned as having Research Council funding it should therefore not be updated to not having Research Council funding.


All Research Council students must be coded to the appropriate Research Council irrespective of whether they are named in the award or are allocated a studentship from Research Council funding made available to the provider.


Although a student may not be in receipt of a full award via a Research Council funding mechanism or scheme, the appropriate Research Council coding is required in all cases.


Where a student is jointly funded by more than one Research Council, the lead council should be recorded in this field.


Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? Yes
Reason required To allow for identification of Research Council funded students for linking to Research Council data.
Field Length 4
References
Revision History
Coding Manual Version Element Version Notes
1.1.0 1.1.0 Field length updated to 4. The field length was previously 2 in error.
Valid Values
Code Label
0002 Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
0003 Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
0009 Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC)
0012 Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
0018 Medical Research Council (MRC)
0019 Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC)
0022 Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
9999 Not a Research Council student

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