Code of Practice

The University submitted its agreed Code of Practice to Research England on 20 May 2019.  This version can be found here.

Although this is not final until it is approved by Research England, work will now begin to operationalised the Code for academic year 2019/20.


Consultation (spring 2019)

Staff consultation events were held during March 2019, where colleagues could consider, discuss and feedback on a draft of the REF Code of Practice.  Feedback was invited through an online survey, which was open between 5 March and 1 April.

The draft version of the Code used for the consultations can be found here.

Slides from the consultation events can be found here.

A summary of and response to the consultation feedback can be found here.

Consultation events took place on:

  • 11 March (10:00-11:30, Cantor 9135) – UoAs 27, 28, 32 and 34 (English, History, Art & Design, Communications)
  • 12 March (15:30-17:00, Main Bldg-D008) – UoAs 3, 4, 20 and 24 (Health, Psychology, Social Policy, Sport)
  • 13 March (14:00-15:30, Owen-1025) – UoAs 13, 17 and 23 (Planning, Business, Education)
  • 14 March (15:00-16:30, EMB-3019) – UoAs 5, 11 and 12 (Bioscience, Computing, Engineering)