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Research Exercise Framework

Disclosure date: 7 May 2014

Reference: FOI2014/066

Request

1) Please could you provide the total number of all academics (people rather than Full Time Equivalents) currently employed by the university either permanently or on contract, including both full and part time posts.

2) Please could you provide the total number of academics who have been entered into the 2014 Research Exercise Framework.

Response

1) As at 1 May 2014, a total of 299 Academic (Teaching and Research) Staff were employed by the School either permanently or on contract including both full and part-time posts.

Please note that the number of academic staff currently employed at SOAS (in May 2014) may not correspond exactly to the number of academic staff that were employed by SOAS on the REF 2014 census date of 31 October 2013.”

2) SOAS submitted 251 members of academic staff to the REF 2014.