Archive for FEC

Full Economic Costing: Another cut on the way

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 22 October 2010 by Steve

“If you’ve read any of my earlier posts, you’ll know that I’m not a fan of the Full Economic Costing (fEC) funding model that was recently introduced in the UK. In case you don’t know what this is, it is the way in which research is funded in universities …” (more)

[To the left of centre, 22 October]

Full Economic Fiction

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 30 September 2010 by Steve

“In the recent Comptroller and Auditor General’s report on the universities, much is made of the need for ‘robust’ (even with the scare quotes, I gagged a little when writing that) data on the ‘costs’ of universities, particularly the costs associated with academic staff salaries …” (more)

[Ernie Ball’s Blog, 30 September]