Relationship with Researchfish

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Dear Glyndŵr University,

UK Research and Innovation [UKRI] have recognized concern regarding the impact measuring service Researchfish, as per their tweet:
Researchfish (also known as Researchfish by Interfolio) is a Research tracking and impact measuring tool used by some academic funders.

I therefore would like to ask:
1) Do you have any commercial or financial relationship with Researchfish?
- If so, please provide
i) a summary of the services provided
ii) the financial cost of the services provided

2) Do you keep any records or place any obligations on your academics/departments to interact/cooperate with Researchfish?
- If so please provide:
i) The obligations which you require your academics to fulfill
ii) the type of information you keep on your academics or departments with regard to researchfish
iii) A summary of the Researchfish completion rates by department

Yours faithfully,

J P Sturgeon

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Ref: 039_Sturgeon_Relationship with Researchfish

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