REF 2014 is structured with 36 discipline based expert sub-panels (Units of Assessment - UoAs) working under the guidance of four broad main panels (see the Summary of Main panel criteria and working methods).

Breakdown of datasets
DatasetREF formContentAssessment period
Staff data  REF1a/b/c Information on selected staff actively engaged in research at the College on the REF census date 31 October 2013
Research outputs data  REF2 Details of research outputs produced by selected staff 1 January 2008 to 31 December 2013 
Impact  REF3a/b Completed template describing the approach to impact plus case studies describing specific examples of impacts achieved 1 January 2008 to 31 July 2013
Environmental data  REF4a/b/c Data on research doctoral degrees awarded and research income 1 August 2008 to 31 July 2013
Environment narrative  REF5 Completed template describing the research environment 1 January 2008 to 31 July 2013 
Breakdown of datasets