Overview of important dates underlying and leading up to the REF2021 submission.
Deadline for submissions to REF2021.
Given the current circumstances related to COVID-19, the REF2021 submission deadline has been postponed. A new submission deadline will be communicated with at least eight months' notice. Note that as of 08/04/20, the census date and assessment period for outputs, impact and the research environment remain unchanged.
|31 March 2021||REF team|
|Final output nominations||Deadline for output nominations in Pure for UOA-11 REF eligible staff. Additional outputs published since the last call for nominations or updated 100 word statements should be added in Pure by this date.||04 Setpember 2020||Informatics REF planning team|
|REF output workshops||Workshops for REF UOA-11 REF eligible staff to ask questions about nominating outputs to REF2021. Led by Steve Renals as the School's REF co-ordinator and Victoria Lindström as the School's REF administrator.||26 August and 01 September 2020.||Informatics REF planning team|
|Staff census date||
Census date for staff with significant responsibility for research at the unit.
|31 July 2020||REF team|
|Supplementary review||Supplementary UOA-11 submission to University-wide review of REF preparations.||June 2020||UoE REF board|
|Round 2 review||UOA-11 submission to University-wide review of REF preparations.||09 March 2020||UoE REF board|
|Supplementary review||Supplementary UOA-11 submission to University-wide review of REF preparations.||02 December 2019||UoE REF board|
|Round 1 review||UOA-11 submission to University-wide review of REF preparations.||22 August 2019||
UoE REF board
|CSE REF Check 2019||College-wide REF preparation excercise. Date is deadline for schools to submit data.||28 June 2019||CSE REF committee|
|100 word workshops||Local workshops on writing the 100 words for your REF nominated papers, part of the Informatics Research Day.||08 May 2019||Informatics Director of Research and REF planning team|
|Informatics REF Check 2019||Local REF preparation exercise, feeds into the wider CSE REF Check.||26 March 2019 - 28 April 2019||Informatics REF planning team|
|Informatics REF introduction||Introduction to REF, held by Steve Renals as the School's REF co-ordinator. IF-4.31/33.||08 April 2019||Informatics REF planning 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.
The impact period has been extended until 31 December 2020 (previously 31 July 2020) given circumstances related to COVID-19.
|1 August 2013 - 31 December 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|