Impact is the element of REF that explains the benefits of our research. 

How will impact be demonstrated?

The impact the College research is having will be demonstrated through case studies.

What is the census date for impact case studies?

To be REF eligible, the impact must have occurred between 1 August 2013 and 31 December 2020, with the underpinning research being first published between 1 January 2000 and 31 December 2020.

How much is impact worth in REF 2021?

The impact element of REF 2021 is worth 25% of the assessment.