I'm writing a case study for the Research Excellence Framework (REF)
What makes a 4* impact case study?
Resources to help you evaluate your impact
Five things you need to do to capture the impact of training as a pathway to impact
Training can be a powerful way to generate far-reaching impacts from your research, but you will need to set up your training so you can collect evidence of impact on the day and get permission to follow people up in future.
How to get commercially sensitive data to evidence economic impacts from research
If your research has been commercialised in some way, then you may be asked to evidence the economic benefits arising from your work. Economic claims are harder to evidence than you might think, because many companies are nervous about sharing commercially sensitive data. But this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. In this guide, we’ve suggested a few things that might get you something useful.
Other useful REF resources
How to move your REF impact case study to a new institution
Impacts remain with the institution in which you conducted your underpinning research, but what if you’ve moved institution and still want to claim impacts from your research? This guide explains how you can do this without breaking the REF rules.
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REF impact masterclass webinar here
REF impact case study group review here
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What makes a 4* case study in REF2014 paper (part 3)
Bella Reichard and Mark Reed discuss how their new paper analysing high versus low-scoring impact case studies from REF2014 can be used to write more effective case studies, drawing from their experience advising Universities across the UK on their REF submissions.