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Initial views invited on REF timetable
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Initial views invited on REF timetable

Following the decision by the four UK higher education funding bodies to put the REF on hold due to the effects of Covid-19, initial views are invited from the HE sector regarding the timing of the new submission deadline and the effects on impact case studies.

22 April 2020
Charting the REF waters ahead
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Charting the REF waters ahead

An article by REF Director, Kim Hackett, setting out where we are at present with some of the decisions around the REF timetable.

8 April 2020
Stopping the REF clock
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Stopping the REF clock

A blog by Anna Grey, Research Strategy and Policy Manager at the University of York relating to the REF 2021 timetable.

8 April 2020
REF FAQs - Coronavirus contingency planning
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REF FAQs - Coronavirus contingency planning

FAQs outlining further clarification on the UK higher education funding bodies’ approach to contingency planning for coronavirus for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 have been published today.

3 April 2020
REF 2021 Code of Practice
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REF 2021 Code of Practice

REF 2021 Code of Practice approved

23 December 2019
What the REF means for me
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What the REF means for me

Key questions for academics and researchers

14 May 2019
Impact for REF 2021:  Final/Confirmed Information
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Impact for REF 2021: Final/Confirmed Information

A briefing summarising the key dimensions of the now confirmed information on impact case studies

12 April 2019
What you need to know about impact from the final REF2021 guidance
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What you need to know about impact from the final REF2021 guidance

Mark Reed presents the key points on impact in the final guidance.

14 February 2019
Publication of the REF 2021 final guidance and criteria
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Publication of the REF 2021 final guidance and criteria

The UK’s four higher education (HE) funding bodies have published the key documents that provide guidance to UK universities when submitting their research to the next Research Excellence Framework, REF 2021.

13 February 2019
Additional members appointed to REF Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel
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Additional members appointed to REF Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel

The UK's four higher education funding bodies have appointed seven additional members to the Research Excellence Framework Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel (EDAP). One of the members is from Ulster, Mr Paul Davidson, Deputy Director of People & Culture.

28 January 2019
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