The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the system for assessing research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). It replaces the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) . Through the REF, the UK funding bodies aim to develop and sustain a dynamic and internationally competitive research sector that makes a major contribution to economic prosperity, national wellbeing, and the expansion and dissemination of knowledge.
REF 2014 Equality Code of Practice
QMU is committed to encouraging the submission of all of its excellent researchers to REF, including those whose volume of research output may have been limited for reasons covered by the Equality Act 2010. QMU’s submission to REF is informed by an overarching consistent policy of equality and inclusion and a detailed Equality Code of Practice has been developed and approved by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) to underpin this. The development and implementation of this Code of Practice is a requirement of the funding bodies .
QMU RAE 2008 results
Since RAE 2008, QMU has been making continuing efforts to sustain and enhance research excellence. For information on our submission and RAE 2008 results click here .