Key dates

Overview of important dates underlying and leading up to the REF2021 submission.

Date/period Description Date(s) Set by
REF2021 submission Deadline for submissions to REF2021. 27 November 2020 REF team
Staff census date Census date for staff with significant responsibility for research at the unit.  31 July 2020 REF team
Output publication period Period during which research outputs must have been published. 1 January 2014 - 31 December 2020 REF team
Impact assessment period Period during which specific impact must have taken place. 1 August 2013 - 31 July 2020 REF team
Underlying research period Period during which research underpinning impact case studies must have been produced. 1 January 2000 - 31 December 2020 REF team
Environment summary period Period for which data on the unit's research and impact environment is required. 1 August 2013 - 31 July 2020 REF team