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The purpose of the Research Excellence Framework 2021(REF2021) is to assess the quality of UK research and to inform the selective distribution of public funds for research by the four UK higher education funding bodies. The REF is managed by the REF team, based at ResearchEngland (RE), on behalf of the four UK higher education funding bodies. RE is part of UK Research and Innovation(UKRI), and under this arrangement UKRIhas the role of ‘data controller’ for personal data submitted by us to the REF.

For the full "Staff Data Collection Statement for the REF2021" please use the link below.

Staff Data Collection Statement for the REF2021.