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The quality and diverse impacts of scientific and scholarly research are commonly assessed using a combination of peer review and a variety of quantitative metrics.

The review of metrics will explore the current use of metrics for research assessment, consider their robustness across different disciplines, and assess their potential contribution to the development of research excellence and impact.

The steering group wishes to draw on evidence and views on the role of metrics in research assessment from a wide range of sources across the sector. These could include written summaries or existing published research.

The call will remain open until noon on Monday 30 June. Any person or organisation with an interest in the role of metrics in research assessment is invited to respond by this deadline.

More about the review and the call for evidence

Contact: metrics@hefce.ac.uk