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 The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.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.
Following publication of the results of the 2014 REF in December 2014, the REF team has published a number of reports giving additional information about the REF process and management.
The new publications are:
The four UK funding bodies are also running a number of projects to provide a comprehensive evaluation of REF 2014.