The environment element of REF 2021 describes the environment the institutions have to support research activity.

Will an evironment statement be necessary for each Unit of Assessment the College submits to?

Yes - every submission will contain an institutional-level environment statement and a completed template describing the submitted unit’s research and impact environment.

What period will the environment statement cover?

The institutional-level environment statement will be a description of the research and impact environment related to the period 1 August 2013 - 31 July 2020.

How much is the environment element worth in REF 2021?

Environment makes up 15% of the assessment.