Hannah Payne

REF and Research Monitoring Manager
Photograph of Hannah Payne.


Email: hep@aber.ac.uk
Office: Research, Business & Innovation, Top Floor, Visualisation Centre, Penglais
Phone: +44 (0)1970 628490


  • Managing the Research Monitoring function of RBI
  • Managing the University’s submission to Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2020.
  • Administrating the University’s internal bi-annual Research Monitoring Exercise
  • Promoting and managing the University’s current research information system PURE
  • Leading on the development and preparation of open access and research data management policies


Hannah joined the Research Office as Research Monitoring Officer in April 2011, with the main responsibility of administrating and preparing the University’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) submission. Hannah joined Aberystwyth University in 2005, previously working at the Department of Information Studies and within Information Services on a number of JISC funded repository projects. She holds an MSc (Econ) Information Management

Staff Publications

  • Payne, H. (2011). Time and Cost Analysis for Repository Deposit: the Welsh Repository Network Mediated Deposit Bureau. ALISS Quarterly, 6 (3), pp. 10- 13   http://hdl.handle.net/2160/6722
  • Corfield, A., Payne, H., Isaac-Richards, I. and Robson, G. (2010). Integrating institutional and national repositories: the Welsh e-theses harvesting service. Poster. 5th International Conference on Open Repositories. El Palacio de Congresos, Madrid, 6- 9 July 2010  http://hdl.handle.net/2160/4690
  • Lewis, S. & Payne, H. (2009). How the West was won. ALISS Quarterly. 4(2), pp.18-23. http://hdl.handle.net/2160/1882