The draft guidance and criteria on making submissions to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 have been published by the UK’s four higher education funding bodies. The consultation on the guidance and criteria is now open and all responses must be submitted online at https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/DTZ1O/ by 12 noon on 15 October 2018.

KEY DOCUMENTS

Draft Panel Criteria REF2021

http://www.ref.ac.uk/media/ref,2021/downloads/Consultation%20on%20the%20draft%20panel%20criteria%20and%20working%20methods%20REF%202018_02.pdf

 

Guidance on submissions

http://www.ref.ac.uk/media/ref,2021/downloads/Draft%20Guidance%20on%20submissions%20REF%202018_1.pdf

 

Consultation Questions (for reference only, all submissions must be made online)

http://www.ref.ac.uk/media/ref,2021/downloads/Summary%20of%20consultation%20questions%20MS%20Word%20version%20for%20reference%20only.docx

 

Draft guidance on codes of practice

http://www.ref.ac.uk/media/ref,2021/downloads/Draft%20Guidance%20on%20codes%20of%20practice%20REF%202018_03.pdf