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Preparing impact submissions for REF 2014: An evaluation

Report by RAND Europe on the preparation of impact submissions for REF 2014

Assessing impact submissions for REF 2014: An evaluation

Evidence to Select Committees

A presentation from the House of Commons on giving evidence to Select Committees

The Societal and Economic Impacts of Academic Research

This report was created to support a workshop in London in March 2016, supported by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The objectives are to encourage researchers across all disciplines to reflect on what socio-economic research impact means for their areas of interest and what types of evidence best reflect achievement.

The nature, scale and beneficiaries of research impact

An initial analysis of Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 impact case studies, by Kings College London and Digital Science

Public engagement: gathering evidence of impact

Suggestions for methods of gathering evidence of impact from public engagement activities.

Impact case studies: Lessons learned from REF 2014