HEFCE closed at the end of March 2018. The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.
The HEFCE domain - www.hefce.ac.uk - will continue to function until September 2018. At this point we will close the site entirely and all its information will only be available from the National Web Archive.
The funding bodies are pleased to announce appointments of the four main panel chairs designate for the first Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise. These are:
Following the announcement of a year delay, the timetable for the REF has now been published.
The REF Equality and Diversity Advisory Group has also been established and has held a successful first meeting.