Guidance on providing testimonies for REF 2021 impact case studies
This document seeks to provide guidance on producing testimonies as corroborating evidence for impact case studies. It is intended to cover a wide range of possible impact partners, organisations and individuals that have worked with HEIs.
Guidance on submitting practice research outputs
This document brings together key guidance on the submission and assessment of practice research outputs, as set out in the Guidance on submissions (REF 2019/01) and Panel criteria and working methods (2019/02).
Output allocation guidance
These documents provide guidance on the information required in the output allocation field for UOAs.
Overview of arrangements for submission and assessment of interdisciplinary research
This summary document brings together all guidance on the submission and assessment of interdisciplinary research (IDR) in REF 2021, as set out in the Guidance on submissions (REF 2019/01) and the Panel criteria and working methods (REF 2019/02).
Overview of open access policy and guidance
This summary document brings together all guidance on the open access policy in REF 2021, as set out in the Guidance on submissions (REF 2019/01) and the Audit guidance (REF 2019/04).
List of Independent Research Fellowships
This document provides a non-exhaustive list of competitive research fellowships that have been confirmed by the funder to require research independence.
Guidance for standardising quantitative indicators of impact
This report, produced by RAND Europe on behalf of the funding bodies, articulates ways in which the use of quantitative indicators of impact can be standardised to contribute to the guidance for the preparation of impact case studies for REF 2021.
Guidance for standardising quantitative indicators in the environment statement
This document provides advice and examples on the inclusion of additional quantitative indicators in the environment, based on the work of the Forum for Responsible Research Metrics, and incorporating advice from the REF main and sub-panels.
Research income-in-kind methodology and facilities list
These documents detail the processes for funders to provide research income-in-kind (RIIK) data to HEIs, and the facilities for which RIIK will be provided.