Research Assessment: a flawed exercise. Stirling's work: variable and vainglorious. Undermining the profession

@article{Hawley2002ResearchAA,
  title={Research Assessment: a flawed exercise. Stirling's work: variable and vainglorious. Undermining the profession},
  author={Christine Hawley},
  journal={Arq-architectural Research Quarterly},
  year={2002},
  volume={6},
  pages={5-10}
}
  • Christine Hawley
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Education
  • Arq-architectural Research Quarterly
The demise of architecture schools in the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) will have caught the attention of every architect working in one of the UK’s researchled universities (arq 5/4, p291). The debate about architectural theory, its definition and application into practice is complex, diverse and sometimes contentious. Within universities where research success is at the heart of their culture, architectural ‘research’ does not necessarily follow conventional protocols or manifest…