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RAE 2008 Consultation on assessment panels' draft criteria and working methods

To: Heads of HEFCE-funded higher education institutions
Heads of HEFCW-funded higher education institutions
Heads of SHEFC-funded higher education institutions
Heads of universities in Northern Ireland
Subject associations and related stakeholders
Of interest to those responsible for: Research assessment; Research policy; Planning
Reference: RAE 04/2005 (Web only)
Publication date: July 2005
Enquiries to: Ed Hughes, Davina Madden or Josie Linton
tel 0117 931 7267

Executive summary


This consultation invites views from UK higher education institutions, subject associations and other relevant stakeholders on the draft criteria and working methods of the main and sub-panels in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).

Key points

Respondents may comment on any part of the main and sub-panelsí criteria statements, but we invite specific comments on certain core aspects of all the statements. These are listed in paragraphs 61-62.

Action required

Consultation responses should be made using the online form by 1200 on Monday 19 September 2005. We regret that it will not be possible to consider any response received after that time.

On line consultation

The RAE Criteria consultation is now closed. Thank you for your responses.



Section 1 (introduction), section 2 (generic statement) and annexes

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Section 3: Draft criteria and working methods

All panels
All panels and sub-panels individually