Scoring of research outputs
Review and scoring of Impact case studies
Review and scoring of Environment templates
Re-drafting of Impact case studies including 1:1 feedback
Re-drafting of Environment templates including 1:1 feedback
Strategic review of the quality of research areas in preparation for the next REF

We offer consultancy to Higher Education Institutions in the following areas in preparation for the next REF.


Consultancy Services in research assessment and research excellence for Higher Education Institutions in preparation for the next Research Excellence Framework




Consultancy work for research assessment exercises outside of the UK can also be undertaken.

Reviews of research performance in REF2021 and strategic planning for the next REF cycle
Strategic advice on appropriate UoA returns
Strategic advice on Impact case studies
Reviewing impact preparedness

Planning research to deliver more 4* and 3* research outputs
How outputs are assessed by REF sub-panels and how to assess your own papers
How impact case studies are assessed by REF sub-panels and the art of crafting impact stories
How to deliver a high-quality Environment template in REF
Assessment of impact case studies and developing high quality cases for the next REF

REF:  The mindset of a sub-panel assessor