Leeds appointments to Research Excellence Framework panels
Leeds will be well-represented on the Research Excellence Framework (REF) sub-panels, or Units of Assessment (UoAs), involved in the 2014 assessment.
HEFCE announced the UoA appointments on 21 February: see the full list of Leeds staff appointed.
The role of the UoAs includes:
- consulting on working methods and assessment criteria specific to their UoA
- assessing research submissions
- drafting assessment outcomes and recommending them to the main REF panels
They are expected to publish the draft assessment criteria for consultation by mid-2011, and the final version in early 2012.
For more information on the work of the main REF panels and the UoA see HEFCE's REF 2014 website.Posted in: Research and innovationUniversity newsREF 2014