ref2021

REF 2021

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is a peer assessment of the quality of UK higher education research in all disciplines. It was last conducted in 2014 and the next exercise will report in 2021.

Open Access

Open Access and the REF

From April 2016 all journal articles and conference proceedings (with an ISSN) must made open access to be eligible.

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