It is with great pleasure that we can announce that the IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY has been given a hidden REF award in the category ‘applications of research’.
The hidden Ref (https://hidden-ref.org) is a national ‘competition’, supported by publishers, learned societies etc. (https://hidden-ref.org/supporters/) , designed to celebrate and recognise the range of important research achievements that may not fit neatly into a REF submission.
“The ways in which the research impact is judged overlooks many of the people who are vital to the success of research. It’s only by recognising everyone who is vital to the conduct of research that we will create an environment in which to advance it.”
We are of course very grateful to receive this award, and our thanks go to the hidden REF committees.
Being recognised in this way is a testament to the hard work of the entire Guide to PHARMACOLOGY team, both past and present, who’s vision and dedication has provided the research community with such an invaluable resource.
The award ceremony is available to view and you can watch the specific announcement of the GtoPdb award in the following video (starts ~10 mins in):
More information on the hidden REF is provide in this video: