Information on the environment component of RE2021.
The information on the environment component of REF2021 is taken from the documents Draft guidance on submissions (2018/01) (GoS) and Consultation on the panel criteria and working methods (2018/02) (PCWM) published by the REF team in July 2018. The documents are currently under consultation and details are subject to change.
Environment in REF2021
|Weighting||15% of outcome awarded to submission||GoS 33.c|
|Assessed on||Vitality and sustainability.||GoS 33.c|
||GoS 331, 338 and 345|
||GoS 351 and 358|
|Period covered||Academic year (1 August - 31 July) 2013-2014 to 2019-2020.||GoS 305, 338 and 347|
Detailed assessment criteria for environment data
|Vitality||Vitality will be understood as the extent to which a unit supports a thriving and inclusive research culture for all staff and research students, that is based on a clearly articulated strategy for research and enabling its impact, is engaged with the national and international research and user communities and is able to attract excellent postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers.||PCWM 318|
|Sustainability||Sustainability will be understood as the extent to which the research environment ensures the future health, diversity, well-being and wider contribution of the unit and the discipline(s), including investment in people and in infrastructure.||PCWM 319|