REF 2021 Decisions on staff and outputs

The UK higher education funding bodies have made the final decisions on the operation of the next Research Excellence Framework process, REF2021.  The conclusions, which follow a year of consultation, confirm the arrangements for returning research staff and outputs to the REF exercise.

View REF 2021 Staff Definitions

View REF 2021 Final Decisions Publication

View REF 2021 Summary of Final Decisions

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